Cementing PracticesFLU/CIM1E

Who should attend?

  • This course provides the knowledge and skills needed to design a cementing program.
Audience :
  • Engineers, supervisors and lab professionals involved or interested in cementing programs.

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, 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 (page 154).