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Dates Location Tuition Register
Mar 19 - 23, 2018 Pau 3,580 €
Online By email
Who should attend?

Audience

    • Drilling and completion professionals involved in drilling and engineering.

Level

  • Foundation
  • This course provides a comprehensive understanding of drilling fluids characteristics.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • acquire a thorough knowledge of drilling fluids and rheology,
  • learn how to choose the right equipment for solid removal,
  • learn how to communicate efficiently with a drilling fluid specialist.
Course Content
FUNCTIONS OF DRILLING FLUIDS 0.5 day

PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS

1.5 days

  • Specific gravity.
  • Rheology.
  • Filtration.
  • Alkalinity.
  • Chloride.
  • Hardness.

TYPES OF FLUIDS

1 day

  • Water base mud.
  • Oil base mud.

SHALE INHIBITION

0.5 day

  • Types of shale.
  • Chemical and physical inhibition.

MECHANICAL & WASTE TREATMENT

0.75 day

  • Function.
  • Selection of equipment and layout.
  • Separation ranges.
  • Overall efficiency.
  • Waste treatment:
  • Solidification.
  • Reinjection.
  • Desorption.

TROUBLESHOOTING

0.75 day

  • Losses:
  • Detection.
  • Analysis and decision chart.
  • Treatment.
  • Hole cleaning:
  • Vertical well.
  • Deviated and horizontal wells.
Ways & Means
  • Exercises.
  • Application to a real case (project) for participants in the “Drilling & Completion Engineering” training course (E-412C).