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E-473 - Well Intervention & Pressure Control

5 days WEL/WELINE
Level
Proficiency
Audience
  • Engineers and technicians, who have to plan, supervise or carry out well intervention
Purpose
  • To provide an understanding of well intervention and pressure control techniques, with the skills to plan, supervise and carry out well intervention
Learning Objectives
  • To understand the behavior of a producing well
  • To learn about the equipment used in wire line, coiled tubing and snubbing
  • To grasp safety barrier principles
  • To learn about the equipment, and acquire the methods used to control well pressure
  • To pass the IWCF “Well Intervention” Test
Observation
Course content can be expanded to 2 weeks for a tailor-made program

Basic principles and well fundamentals 0.5 day
  • Physics applied to the well
  • Hydrostatic pressures
  • Specific gravities
  • Densities
  • Pressure gradient
  • Pore pressure
  • Over/underbalance
Completion equipment 0.5 day
  • Different types of completion
  • Specific equipment as
  • Packers
  • SCSSV
  • Side pocket mandrels
  • Casing, tubing
  • Tubing hanger
  • Xmas tree
Different types of intervention with their respective equipment 1.5 days
  • Wire line intervention
  • Slick line
  • BOP
  • Lubricator
  • Stuffing box
  • Tool trap
  • Braided line, e-line
  • Double BOP
  • Grease injection system
  • Tool trap, tool catcher
  • Coiled tubing
  • Different types of BOP, strippers
  • Problem during the interventions, interpretation and decision
  • Snubbing
  • BOP, types and stacks
  • Specific constraints
  • Problem during the interventions, interpretation and decision
Pressure control applied to completion and well intervention 2 days
  • Barriers, pressure tests
  • Well calculation (pressure, volume, kill fluid, pumping time, balancing the pressure at the circulating device…)
  • Shut in procedures
  • Kill methods (direct or reverse circulation, bull heading, lubricate and bleed…)
  • Specific problems linked to producing wells (thief zones, losses, plugging, migration, hydrates…)
  • Responsibilities, decision making
IWCF certification 0.5 day
2016 course calendar
Language Dates Location Tuition Register
Feb 22 - 26 Pau €3,380 Online By email
Apr 18 - 22 Pau €3,380 Online By email
May 30 - Jun 03 Pau €3,380 Online By email
Jun 20 - 24 Pau €3,380 Online By email
Sep 05 - 09 Pau €3,380 Online By email
Sep 19 - 23 Port-Gentil €3,620 Online By email
Oct 17 - 21 Pau €3,380 Online By email
Nov 28 - Dec 02 Pau €3,380 Online By email