Cementing Practices

CIM1-EN-P

Who should attend?

  • This course provides the knowledge and skills needed to design a cementing program.
Public :
  • Engineers, supervisors and lab professionals involved or interested in cementing in water, geothermal or oil/gas drilling operations.

Level : Foundation

Course Content

  • TECHNIQUES & JOB PROCEDURES

      • Primary cementing.
      • Cement job design.
      • Job planning and preparation.
      • Casing running.
      • Cementing job.
      • Cementing calculations.
  • CEMENT & SLURRIES

      • Cement, cement with environmental impact reduction (CO2)
      • Special slurries and additives.
      • Formulation and laboratory tests.
      • Rheology of mud and slurries.
  • SPECIAL CASES

      • Multistage cement job.
      • Liner.
      • Cement plugs.
  • CEMENTING EQUIPMENT

      • Pumps.
      • Mixers.
      • Cementing head.
      • Cement plugs.
  • EVALUATION OF THE CEMENTING JOB

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

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • master the vocabulary specific to cementing,
  • understand and use primary cementing techniques and procedures,
  • select cement and necessary additives,
  • calculate major parameters in a cementing operation,
  • assess the quality of a cementing job.

Ways & Means

  • Exercises, videos.
  • Application to a real case.
  • Visit of a laboratory.
  • Application to a real case (project) for participants in the “Drilling & Completion Engineering” training course.
To French entities : IFP Training is referenced to DataDock ; you may contact your OPCO about potential funding.
Please contact our disabled persons referent to check the accessibility of this training program : referent.handicap@ifptraining.com.