You are on page 1of 8

Improve your

techniques and
learn from the
Expert!

Practical HPHT
Drilling & Well Engineering
Overcome real-world issues and challenges to efficient HPHT well operations
27 July - 31 July 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Petrosync Distinguished Instructor
MICHAEL GIBSON
Principal Drilling and Well Engineering Trainer & Consultant
Oriented Drilling and Well Engineering Professional with 34 years worldwide multi-national
experiences.
Planned and managed semi-submersible, drill-ship, jack-up, platform and land projects and
proven track record of consistently delivering maximum performance, and maximum efficiency.
Specialist HPHT and Deepwater experience; and is certified with IADC WellCap Plus Certified.

Course Objectives
UNDERSTAND the key drivers behind successful HPHT Drilling Operations so that their wells are successful.
LEARN the techniques in HPHT Wells worldwide and what can be done to maximise success and minimise failure
APPLY best practices for drilling, testing and tripping in HPHT wells
IMPROVE on detecting and controlling well control events and implement techniques to maintain efficient operations in
HPHT wells
MANAGE to overcome barriers in efficient well operation by learning about well integrity practices and remedies, with a focus
on handling annulus barriers

Specially Designed for
This course is specifically designed for, but not limited to employees in the oil and gas industry who holds the following
roles:
Drilling Managers
Drilling Supervisors
Drilling Superintendents
Senior Drillers

Drilling Engineers
Operation Engineers
Project Engineers

HYBRID TRAINING SOLUTIONS
FOCUS TRAINING • REDUCE COST • ENHANCED RESULTS
Over the years, there has been a growing demand for hybrid training programs. It is an excellent option to maximize your training dollar for your
specific training needs. We make it possible to run a training program that is customized totally to your training needs at a fraction of an in-house
budget!
If you like to know more about this excellent program, please contact us on +65 6415 4500 or email general@petrosync.com

Supported by

was in attendance with most of his senior crew. scenarios. For each subject area. and is certified with IADC WellCap Plus Certified. Gibson has combined experience in field. Kuala Lumpur. New technologies available to the Industry are also covered. WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND PETROSYNC’S EVENTS To ensure that all objectives of the course matches yours.Case history examples. Petrosync Distinguished Instructor MICHAEL GIBSON Principal Drilling and Well Engineering Trainer & Consultant Gibson’s performance is oriented Drilling and Well Engineering Professional with 34 years worldwide multi-national experience.g. not theoretical academic lectures PetroSync training focuses on practical interactive learning tools and techniques including case studies. jack-up. simulations. Solutions are presented (e. Malaysia Course Overview This course covers the key aspects HPHT Drilling Operations in detail through the media of: Course Materials (written by the Trainer). He planned and managed semi-submersible. practical exercises and knowledge assessments during the course. platform and land projects and proven track record of consistently delivering maximum performance. maximum oil. all PetroSync programs are developed after intensive and extensive research within the industry PetroSync programs focus on your immediate working issues to ensure that you are able to apply and deliver immediate results in real work situations Application and implementation of industry knowledge and experience are the drivers for our course design. condensate production and maximum profitability on a wide variety of challenging projects both operated and non-operated.31 July 2015. drill-ship. group discussions. Seadrill & Service companies Fahud (Oman) Field Production Optimisation Shearwater (HPHT) North Sea Drilling Liaison Manager (Shell/Texaco / ELF Group) Independent Well Examiner Shell ( North Sea) Toolpusher (Test Rig) Stavanger.PRACTICAL HPHT DRILLING & WELL ENGINEERING 27 July . maximum efficiency. and Teamwork exercises. He is a specialist HPHT and Deepwater experience. gas. and training with the following background in: Practical & Consulting : HPHT Technical Advisor to Shell Brunei HPHT Trainer to Shell Brunei. Drilling Contractors and Service Companies. One week of HPHT Well Engineering for Talisman Kuala Lumpur in October 2010 –attended by management and senior staff of the HPHT team. consulting. One week session of HPHT Well Engineering Kuala Lumpur public courses held in March and April 2011 – attended by representatives of various Operators. Norway (Shell Holland) PHD in HPHT Drilling in part with Shell UK Training Delivery : One week session of HPHT JU Drilling Operations for Vantage Drilling in May 2011 –Topaz Rig Manager. Provision is also made for delegates to discuss any aspect of HPHT Drilling Operations which are pertinent to their particular up-coming projects in order to secure maximum success first time. benefits of certain industry practices are covered in detail as well as why difficulties are encountered on the rig. up-to-date and practical knowledge and are leaders of their respective industrial discipline . Videos. optimal drilling and practices per IADC) so that the well to be drilled is a success first-time. Mr Ian Linden. Invest a small amount of your time to prepare before attending the course to ensure maximum learning PetroSync follows a rigorous selection process to ensure that all expert trainers have first-hand. maximum safety.

The training can be tailored to meet your specific needs at your preferred location and time. This excellent training can be conducted exclusively for your organization. please contact us on +65 6415 4502 or email general@petrosync. We will meet you anywhere around the globe.14:00 14:00 .17:00 Registration (Day 1) Session I Refreshment & Networking Session I Session II Lunch Session III Refreshment & Networking Session II Session IV End of Day IN-HOUSE SOLUTIONS SAVE COST • IMPROVE PERFORMANCE • REDUCE RISK PetroSync understands that in current economic climate.11:15 11:15 . Malaysia Day One: Introduction & Practices Overview Introduction to HPHT Industry Definition of HPHT Key Characteristics Key Challenges Application & Benefits Evolution / Developments / Achievements The Necessity for Total Teamwork Why HPHT Wells Typically Fail Discussion KEY ASPECTS OF HPHT WELL ENGINEERING 1: FUNDAMENTALS OF CASING DESIGN The Importance of Casing Shoe Setting Depth Kick Tolerance: Kick Intensity & Kick Volume Grades of Casing & Why Steel is De-rated At High Temperature Preliminary Design Load Cases Burst Collapse Tensile Detailed Design The Use of Q125 The Use of CRA’s (Corrosion Resistant Alloys) The Use of Certain Thread Designs Introduction to Stress-Check Introduction to well-Cat Please Note:.com . getting an excellent return on your training investment is critical for all our clients.15:30 15:30 .09:00 09:00 .11:00 11:00 .13:00 13:00 .31 July 2015.PRACTICAL HPHT DRILLING & WELL ENGINEERING 27 July . If you like to know more about this excellent program.An actual HPHT Well Design Example Will Be Handed Out to the Class HPHT Drilling Practices Overview Responsibilities Suspension of Operations Equipment & Instrumentation Drills Acceptable Gas Levels Causes & Identification of Kicks Identifying Abnormal Pressure (Includes Review of Cavings Poster) Undetected Kicks Kick Development in Water Based Mud & Oil Based Mud KEY ASPECTS OF HPHT WELL ENGINEERING 2: WELLHEAD Shut-In Procedure Whilst Drilling GROWTH Shut-In Procedure Whilst Tripping (Includes Review of Why Wellhead Growth Occurs Decision-Making Flowchart) What Should be Done About It Flow Checks Design Considerations Pit Management Applying Tension to Casing Strings PROGRAM SCHEDULE 08:00 . Kuala Lumpur.15:45 15:45 .

If you like to know more about this excellent program. The Use of 35% Silica Flour. Malaysia Day One: Introduction & Practices Overview (Continued) KEY ASPECTS OF HPHT WELL ENGINEERING 3: MUD (DRILLING SPECIALISED HPHT PRACTICES 1: FINGER-PRINTING FLUIDS) CONNECTIONS Water-based Mud and Oil-based Mud Considerations in Objective of Finger-printing HPHT Wells Lining-up to the trip-tank The Advantages & Disadvantages of WBM & OBM Procedure Why Viscosity Drops Markedly at Elevated Involving the Mud Loggers Temperatures Post Connection Why Gel Strength Rises Markedly at Elevated Sample / Example Temperatures Discussion What can be done about these effects Why the Temperature Profile is so Important with SPECIALISED HPHT PRACTICES 2: TRAPPED PRESSURE Respect to Hydrostatic Pressure What is it Why Pressure Profile is so Important Why it’s important to understand it Modelling It’s relationship with flow rate Pressure Whilst Drilling How do you determine “typical” values Swab Methodology Surge Interpretation ECD (Equivalent Circulating Density Discussion KEY ASPECTS OF HPHT WELL ENGINEERING 4: CEMENT HPHT WELL DRILLING 1: FORMATION BALLOONING OR The Importance of Top-Quality Primary Cementing (we “CHARGING” will see the API Video) What is it Cement Chemicals & Solids Why it’s important to understand it Why Cement Slurry Design has to be Different for HPHT Reactions Wells. This excellent training can be conducted exclusively for your organization.com . Kuala Lumpur.PRACTICAL HPHT DRILLING & WELL ENGINEERING 27 July .31 July 2015. getting an excellent return on your training investment is critical for all our clients. please contact us on +65 6415 4502 or email general@petrosync. The training can be tailored to meet your specific needs at your preferred location and time. We will meet you anywhere around the globe. Retarders and Ballooning from PWD Data Resin-based Slurries Diagnosis from LWD Data Single Stage Cementation Ballooning versus Lost Returns Dual Stage Cementation Distinguishing Ballooning from a Kick Plug Bump Step-Down Test Necessity to Overcome Buckling (through correct Top Ballooning & High Gas of Cement) Mitigation How to Tell if You Have a Good Cement Job Discussion Analysing Cement Bond Logs / Cement Evaluation Tools Pressure Testing IN-HOUSE SOLUTIONS SAVE COST • IMPROVE PERFORMANCE • REDUCE RISK PetroSync understands that in current economic climate.

Leak-off Test. Formation Integrity Test Procedures System Rig-up Procedures Casing Testing Leak-off Testing Formation Integrity Testing When to stop pumping Interpretation Discussion HPHT WELL DRILLING 4: LOST CIRCULATION The cost of the problem (per IADC “Unscheduled Events” data) Typical HPHT Well Lost Circulation Mechanisms Classification Effect Upon Drilling Operations Natural Fractures / High Permeability Pressure Induced Fractures Lost Circulation – General Why Lost Circulation Causes Stuck Pipe Flowchart Planning Underground Blowouts as a result of Lost Circulation (Type 1 & Type 2) Discussion HPHT WELL DRILLING 5: UNDERGROUNG BLOWOUTS / CROSS-FLOWS Types of Under-ground Blowouts (Type 1 & Type 2) Flow Indicators Kill Considerations Handling a Type 1 Flow Spotting a Heavy Slug Setting a Barite Plug Recipe for a Barite Plug Dynamic Kill Handling a Type 2 Flow Gunk Plug Recipe & Procedure Discussion HPHT WELL DRILLING 6: THE COMMONEST CAUSE OF BECOMING STUCK: DIFFERENTIAL STICKING IADC Definition Description How it happens Why it happens Filter Cake BHA Design Drill-string Movement Pressure-Time Effect Estimating Sticking Force Spotting Pills The Driller’s First Actions Multiple Problems Plan in Advance Class Exercise Discussion . Malaysia Day Two: HPHT Well Drilling HPHT WELL DRILLING 2: GAS BEHAVIOUR IN MUD (DRILLING FLUID) What can the Driller expect to see with regard to gas behaviour in a Water Based Mud What can the Driller expect to see with regard to gas behaviour in an Oil Based Mud Solubility Bubble Point Unloading Key Practices to prevent the well unloading whilst Tripping Key Practices to prevent the well unloading whilst Drilling Situations that can mask a small influx Discussion HPHT WELL DRILLING 3: PRESSURE INTEGRITY TESTING Types of Pressure Integrity Testing: Casing Test.31 July 2015.PRACTICAL HPHT DRILLING & WELL ENGINEERING 27 July . Kuala Lumpur.

PRACTICAL HPHT DRILLING & WELL ENGINEERING Day Three: HPHT Well Drilling (Continued) HPHT WELL DRILLING 7: JARRING IN HPHT WELLS IADC Definition Which type of Jar is the most suitable for use in an HPHT well? Mecahnical or Hydraulic? Mechanical Jars Hydraulic Jars Impact Energy The Acceleration Factor Successful Use of Jars Firing a Hydraulic Jar Firing a Mechanical Jar Pre-Set Trip Load Variable Trip Load Jar Firing Force Envelope Pump Open Force Accelerators Jar & Accelerator Positioning Videos Calculations Discussion HPHT WELL DRILLING 8: INDICATORS & CAUSES OF KICKS Kick Indicators & Causes of Kicks Primary Well Control in HPHT Wells (And Why Hydrostatic Pressure Varies) Annular Pressure Loss. Temperature & Weight Gradients Indicators of Downhole Changes Indications of Increasing Formation Pressure Changing Trends Hard Shut-In: Why? Discussion HPHT WELL DRILLING 9: MUD PIT MANAGEMENT The Tri-angle of Mud Pit Management Communication Active Pit Changes The Importance of the Mud Loggers Mud Additions Information Shale Shakers Mud Pit Management Discussion HPHT WELL DRILLING 10: BOP SURFACE EQUIPMENT Elastomeric Seals Chokes & Remote Kill Line IBOP Vacuum Degasser Glycol Injection Mud Gas Separator Pit Level Indicators & Flow Shows Driller’s Recorders & Stroke Counters Mud Loggers Recorders & Sensors HPHT Checklists 18 ¾” BOP Stack Driller’s Remote Panel Choke Operator Observing Pressures MGS Temperature & Pressure Read-outs Principles of the MGS MGS Dip Tube & Vent Lines MGS Components MGS Liquid Seal & Calculation Hot Mud Line Discussion Day Four : HPHT Well Drilling (Continued) HPHT WELL DRILLING 11: KICK TOLERANCE Kick Intensity Example Kick Intensity Formula What is MAASP? Why is Height of Influx Important? Why is Mud Weight Important? Why is TVD of the Casing Shoe Important? So what does Kick Intensity actually mean? Discussion HPHT WELL DRILLING 12: HPHT WELL CONTROL / KILL METHODS Discussion re: Securing the Well Introduction to Kill Method & Kill Rates The Drillers’ Method (Discussion & Worked Example) What the changes in the SIDPP & SICP gauges mean The Weight & Wait Method (Discussion & Worked Example) What the changes in the SIDPP & SICP gauges mean The Volumetric Method Bull-heading (The Pro’s & Con’s) Off-Bottom Kill Discussion .

the Trainer Rig Electrician will cover those key areas which the Classroom Company Man (Drilling Supervisor) Delegates would like to cover in more detail. Responsibilities Suspension of Operations HPHT WELL DRILLING 18: HPHT LESSONS LEARNED Alertness & Checklists Mediterranean Sea: Lesson 2: here we will review OIM the key lessons to be learned from this Toolpusher Mediterranean Sea Well – and see how it applies to Driller all that we have covered so far during this course. . Azerbaijan and Discussion Asia. Kuala Lumpur. Norway. Malaysia Day Four : HPHT Well Drilling (Continued) HPHT WELL DRILLING 13: CHOKE DRILL Why Procedures What to Observe Discussion HPHT WELL DRILLING 15: HYDRATES What they are Why they are so important to us Prevention What we can do if they do form Discussion HPHT WELL DRILLING 14: STRIPPING Why Objectives Stripping Considerations Surge Bottle Procedures Example Example Worksheet Discussion Day Five: HPHT Well Drilling (Continued) HPHT WELL DRILLING 17: HPHT LESSONS LEARNED HPHT WELL DRILLING 16: MANAGING HPHT WELL Gulf of Mexico: Lesson 1: Here we will review the OPERATIONS FROM DERRICKMAN TO DRILLER TO key lessons to be learned from this Gulf of Mexico TOOLPUSHER TO OIM (INCLUDING OPERATOR’S DRILLING Well – and see how it applies to all that we have SUPERVISOR) covered so far during this course.31 July 2015. Assistant Driller Derrickman HPHT WELL OPERATIONS: OPEN FORUM Barge Engineer During this last section of the Course. UK. as Drilling Engineer well as “Open House “Q & A” and those HPHT Mud Engineer experiences / lessons learnt which he has Mud Loggers encountered from working within the HPHT arena MWD / LWD Engineers since 1991 / 1992 in the USA through to 2015 Cementer encompassing the USA.PRACTICAL HPHT DRILLING & WELL ENGINEERING 27 July .

For credit card payment. As an international group we may transfer your data on a global basis for the purpose indicated above. Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 3. * Important: Please note that registration without payment will incur a USD 200 administration fee. Please ensure that PetroSync Global Pte Ltd receives the full invoiced amount. . * Prices include lunches. All bank charges to be borne by payer. PetroSync will assume no liability whatsoever in the event this event is cancelled. As such. CHARGES & FEE(s) . please tick this box CANCELLATION POLICY You may substitute delegates at any time as long as reasonable advance notice is given to PetroSync.795 Investment Package Group Discount (3 or more Delegates) 24 JULY 2015 DISCLAIMER Please note that trainers and topics were confirmed at the time of publishing.com Phone : +65 6415 4500 Fax : +65 6826 4322 INVESTMENT PACKAGES TERMS AND CONDITIONS Deadline FULL MASTERCLASS Standard Price 24 JULY 2015 USD $ 4. Delegates who cancel less than fourteen (14) working days of the training course. Promotion & discount cannot be combined with other promotional offers. you will receive credit voucher less a SGD $200 administration fee and any related bank or credit card charges. war.If you have not received an acknowledgement before the training.Course Details PROGRAMME CONSULTANT Title : Practical HPHT Drilling & Well Engineering Date : 27th . Malaysia Name : Cay Aagen Email : registration@petrosync. please inquire for more attractive package. If you do not want us to share your information with other reputable companies. industrial action. 10% discount for groups of 3 registering from the same organization at the same time Group Discount is based on Standard Price * To enjoy the promotion & discount offer. are liable to pay the full course fee and no refunds will be granted. or who do not attend the course. Head of Department: INVOICE DETAILS Attention Invoice to: ______________________________________________________________________________ Direct Line Number: ______________________________ Fax: _____________________________________________ PetroSync is not responsible for any loss or damage as a result of the cancellation policy. We will amend them accordingly. PetroSync reserves the right to change or cancel any part of its published programme due to unforeseen circumstances. fire. however. civil commotion. PAYMENT METHODS By Credit Card : Please debit my credit card: Visa MasterCard Security Code: AMEX Card Number: Expiry Date: Name printed on card: _____________________________________________________________________ By Direct Transfer : Please quote invoice number(s) on remittance advice PetroSync Global Pte Ltd Bank details: Account Name: PetroSync Global Pte Ltd Bank Name : DBS Bank Ltd Bank Code : 7171 • Bank Swift Code : DBSSSGSGXXX • Branch code : 288 Account No : • SGD : 2889018980 • USD : 0288002682016 Bank Address : 12 Marina Boulevard. . Confirmation I agree to PetroSync’s terms & conditions.For Payment by Direct TelegraphicTransfer. insurrection. which must occur within a year from the date of postponement. In the event that PetroSync cancels or postpones an event for any reason and that the delegate is unable or unwilling to attend in on the rescheduled date. DELEGATES DETAILS 1st Delegate Name Direct Line Number: Email: Job Title: Department: Mr Mrs Ms Dr Others Mr Mrs Ms Dr Others Mr Mrs Ms Dr Others Head of Department: 2nd Delegate Name Direct Line Number: Email: Job Title: Department: Head of Department: 3rd Delegate Name Direct Line Number: Email: Job Title: Department: DATA PROTECTION The information you provide will be safeguarded by PetroSync that may be used to keep you informed of relevant products and services. you will receive a credit voucher for 100% of the contract fee paid.Indicate if you have already registered by Phone Fax Email Web .31st July 2015 Location : Kuala Lumpur. client has to bear both local and oversea bank charges. Any substitutions or alterations will be updated on our web page as soon as possible. Full payment is mandatory for event attendance.payment terms and cancellation policy.995 Early Bird Offer 26 JUNE 2015 USD $ 4. alterations or cancellations of the trainers or topics. refreshments and materials. embargo. Level 3. Company:____________________________________________ Industry : __________________________________ Address: _______________________________________________________Postcode: _________________________ Country: ________________________Email: __________________________________________________________ Please note: . rescheduled or postponed due to any Act of God. payment must be made before deadline * For 7 or more delegates. there is additional 4% credit card processsing fee.com and inform us of any incorrect details. Please email us at registration@petrosync. For any cancellation received in writing not less than fourteen (14) working days prior to the training course. Singapore 018982 CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE 70% attendance is required for PetroSync’s Certificate of Attendance DETAILS Please accept our apologies for mail or email that is incorrectly addressed. please call us to confirm your booking. You may use this credit voucher for another PetroSync to be mutually agreed with PetroSync. act of government or state. or any other reason beyond management control. Authorized Signature : ____________________________________________________________________________ PAYMENT TERMS : Payment is due in full at the time of registration. PetroSync may necessitate substitutions.