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E-452 - Well Test Operation

5 days PRO/CEPE
Level
Proficiency
Audience
  • Drilling and production engineers, supervisors involved in well test operation, reservoir engineers.
Purpose
  • This course provides the required comprehensive knowledge and skills for implementing well tests.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • select the required well test equipment,
  • design an operational well test program with regard to the reservoir engineer's requirements,
  • supervise the well test operation.
Prerequisite
  • No prerequisites for this course.
Ways and means
  • Several practical examples and case studies.
  • Numerous videos and animations.
Observation
This course can be delivered in French, with documentation in English.

WELL TESTING FUNDAMENTALS 0.5 day
  • Principle and objectives of well testing.
  • Basic data for predevelopment studies.
  • Fundamentals of fluid flow in porous media.
DRILL STEM TEST, PERFORATION & WELL TESTING EQUIPMENT REVIEW 2 days
  • Principle of DST operation.
  • Principle of perforation operation:
  • Perforation methodology.
  • Equipment selection versus well configuration and objectives.
  • Perforation tools demo (movie).
  • DST string versus rig types:
  • Principle of DST String versus well testing objectives.
  • Composition of different DST strings.
  • Principle of DST String:
  • DST String type composition review.
  • DST tools demo (movie).
  • Well testing operation and surface set up:
  • Surface equipment and set up.
  • Well testing sequences of operation.
  • Surface well testing equipment.
  • Well testing HSE concept.
  • Data acquisition.
  • Sampling.
  • Well testing calculations.
PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION, ORGANIZATION & RESPONSIBILITIES, WELL ABANDONMENT, DST IN SUBSEA ENVIRONMENT 2.5 days
  • DST operations and well test program implementation:
  • Standard procedures reviews versus DST string type.
  • Running in hole the DST string.
  • Brine selection and weight.
  • Selection of the ΔP on the formation.
  • Operation instructions review.
  • Sampling.
  • Cases studies.
  • Organization on board of the rig, roles and responsibility:
  • Safety instructions.
  • Contingency plan.
  • Well abandonment after DST operation:
  • Well killing operation.
  • Well abandonment and safety concerns.
  • Principle of DST operation in subsea environment:
  • Deep water DST operations subsea equipment.
  • Deep water DST operations.
  • Deep water environment operation impact: wax deposition, paraffin, hydrates.
  • Deep water operations contingency plan.
  • DST tools demo (movie).
2017 course calendar
Language Dates Location Tuition Register
May 22 - 26 Pau €3,580 Online