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E-466 - Well Production Integrity

2 days PRO/WELINT
Level
Proficiency
Audience
  • Drilling, completion and production engineers and technicians
Purpose
  • To provide skills in well integrity concepts: “how to keep hydrocarbons in the pipe” by designing, operating and maintaining well equipment to ensure safe containment of all wellbore fluids over the lifetime of a well
Learning Objectives
  • Recognize the importance and the concepts of well integrity
  • Assess the link between well integrity and other key strategic operations
  • Review, focus and design well integrity assurance
  • Appreciate the role of the production technician with regard to well integrity
Ways and means
  • Videos and animations showing how equipment work
  • Practical exercises and knowledge assessment

WELL INTEGRITY DESIGN 0.25 day
  • Well construction/completion: casing, tubing, cement, produced fluids
  • Wellhead and tree equipment: valves, seals, accessories
  • Safety valves: downhole, surface
WELL INTEGRITY OPERATIONS 0.5 day
  • Monitoring and managing pressure
  • Flow assurance: corrosion, sand
  • Testing and maintenance: valves, accessories
OPERATIONS: YOUR ROLE 0.25 day
  • Monitor well equipment
  • Perform well equipment tests
  • Ensure safety equipment is operational
  • Remember you are the first line of defense against well integrity failures
WELL INTEGRITY MAINTENANCE 0.25 day
  • All Well Equipment
  • Valves
  • Safety Equipment
  • Seals
  • Preparation and reinstatement
MAINTENANCE: YOUR ROLE 0.25 day
  • Perform maintenance tasks as assigned by location
  • Prepare the well for maintenance and well intervention activities
  • Reinstate the well after maintenance and well intervention activities
INTEGRITY MANAGEMENT 0.25 day
  • Operations on the wellstock
  • Develop a more complete understanding of the well below the surface
  • Understand the independence of all well components
TODAY’S SUCCESSFUL PRODUCTION TECHNICIAN 0.25 day
  • HSE goals
  • Design decisions made for the well and the relevance of those decisions to their operations
  • Ways that all surface and subsurface well components work together
  • Instruments: how the downhole conditions are reflected in the surface
  • Handovers: strict adherence to site-specific procedures and/or practices
  • Risks: daily tasks that bring increased risks to well integrity and proactive mitigation of those risks
  • Problems: deeper knowledge of the well to anticipate problems turn into large scale well integrity incidents