Directional & Horizontal Drilling Certification

Successful Preparation & Drilling of a Directional Well

FDTDH-EN-P

Who should attend?

  • This certifying training aims to provide the necessary knowledge to plan and carry out a directional drilling (geothermal, water, storage, oil, gas).
Public :
  • This certification is intended for technicians, site managers, supervisors, superintendents and engineers who will be involved in geothermal, water, storage or oil drilling operations.

Level : Proficiency

Course Content

  • GENERALITIES

      • Applications, terms and definitions.
      • Well profiles, coordinates’ system.
      • Trajectory control.
      • Uncertainty calculation, anti-collision.
  • DIRECTIONAL DRILLING EQUIPMENT

      • Specific drilling equipment: downhole motors, rotary steerable system.
      • Measuring equipment: MWD, LWD, GWD.
  • DRILLING ENGINEERING

      • Well planning.
      • Limits of use of a drill string: buckling.
      • Drill string design.
      • Torque and drag calculation.
      • Drilling fluids and cementing program.
      • Logging.
      • Geosteering drilling.
      • Well control.
  • HORIZONTAL & ERD

      • ERD, multilateral and short radius.
  • CASE STUDIES

  • KNOWLEDGE ASSESSMENT

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • know about the equipment needed for directional drilling,
  • design a directional well,
  • calculate the trajectory of a deviated well in 2D,
  • design the drill stem, with regard to a well's profile, in order to reach a target.

Ways & Means

  • Exercises.
  • Application to a real case (project) for participants in the “Drilling & Completion Engineering” training course.

Certification

  • An international recognition of your competencies.
  • A Advanced Certificate is delivered.
  • An expertise confirmed in Directional & Horizontal Drilling .
  • Ready-to-use skills.
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