Advanced Cementing PracticesFLU/CIM2E

Who should attend?

  • This course aims to deepen the understanding and develop the skills needed to design efficiently a cementing program.
Audience :
  • Engineers, supervisors involved in cementing programs.

Level : Proficiency

Course Content

  • TECHNIQUES & JOB PROCEDURES

      • Cementing program.
      • Job planning and preparation:
      • Casing running.
      • Selection of the fluids and flows.
      • Cementing calculations.
      • Primary, surface, multistage, liner cementing.
      • Cement plugs.
  • CEMENT & SLURRIES

      • Cement chemistry.
      • Special slurries and additives.
      • Formulation and laboratory tests.
      • Rheology.
      • Displacement in eccentered annulus.
      • Salt zone and temperature problems.
  • SPECIAL CASES

      • Gas zone cementing.
      • Deviated and horizontal wells cementing.
      • Remedial techniques.
  • CEMENTING PROJECT

      • Design of a whole well cementing job.
  • EVALUATION OF THE CEMENTING JOB

      • Principles and interpretation of the cement logs:
      • Thermometry.
      • Sonic (CBL - VDL).
      • Ultrasonic (USIT).
      • Logs analysis on a real case.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • acquire a detailed knowledge of the different cementing techniques,
  • address special cases: liner, highly deviated wells, gas zones,
  • design a full cementing program for a real typical case,
  • assess the quality of a cementing job.

Ways & Means

  • Exercises.
  • Teamwork on a project.