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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
  • To provide the required comprehensive knowledge and skills for implementing well tests
Learning Objectives
  • 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
Ways and means
  • Several practical examples and case studies
  • Numerous videos and animations
Observation
This course can be delivered in French, with documentation in EnglishKindly refer to the complementary course which might be of interest: “Well Test Analysis” (E-324)

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 AND 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 AND 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)
2016 course calendar
Language Dates Location Tuition Register
May 17 - 20 Pau €3,380 Online By email

2017 course calendar
Language Dates Location Tuition Register
May 22 - 26 Pau €3,580 Online