Well Test OperationCOMP/CEPE

Who should attend?

  • This course provides the required comprehensive knowledge and skills for implementing well tests.
Audience :
  • Drilling and production engineers, supervisors involved in well test operation, reservoir engineers.

Level : Proficiency

Course Content

  • WELL TESTING FUNDAMENTALS

      • Principle and objectives of well testing.
      • Basic data for predevelopment studies.
      • Fundamentals of fluid flow in porous media.
  • DRILL STEM TEST, PERFORATION & WELL TESTING EQUIPMENT REVIEW

      • Principle of DST operation.
      • Principle of perforation operation:
      • Perforation methodology.
      • Equipment selection versus well configuration and objectives.
      • Perforation tools demo (movie).
      • DST string versus rig types:
      • Principle of DST String versus well testing objectives.
      • Composition of different DST strings.
      • Principle of DST String:
      • DST String type composition review.
      • DST tools demo (movie).
      • Well testing operation and surface set up:
      • Surface equipment and set up.
      • Well testing sequences of operation.
      • Surface well testing equipment.
      • Well testing HSE concept.
      • Data acquisition.
      • Sampling.
      • Well testing calculations.
  • PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION, ORGANIZATION & RESPONSIBILITIES, WELL ABANDONMENT, DST IN SUBSEA ENVIRONMENT

      • DST operations and well test program implementation:
      • Standard procedures reviews versus DST string type.
      • Running in hole the DST string.
      • Brine selection and weight.
      • Selection of the ΔP on the formation.
      • Operation instructions review.
      • Sampling.
      • Cases studies.
      • Organization on board of the rig, roles and responsibility:
      • Safety instructions.
      • Contingency plan.
      • Well abandonment after DST operation:
      • Well killing operation.
      • Well abandonment and safety concerns.
      • Principle of DST operation in subsea environment:
      • Deep water DST operations subsea equipment.
      • Deep water DST operations.
      • Deep water environment operation impact: wax deposition, paraffin, hydrates.
      • Deep water operations contingency plan.
      • DST tools demo (movie).
  • KNOWLEDGE ASSESSMENT

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • select the required well test equipment,
  • design an operational well test program with regard to the reservoir engineer's requirements,
  • supervise the well test operation.

Ways & Means

  • Several practical examples and case studies.
  • Numerous videos and animations.