Drilling Technology, Drilling fluid and Completion Course Agenda

Day 1 • Drilling Technology The overall drilling process and equipment The language of drillers – understanding their terminology Understanding the abbreviations and acronyms associated with drilling Rig equipment and types Types of drill bits Fishing tools MWD Drill strings Drilled solids management Mud tank arrangements      .

Day 2 Cementing Casing design Hole problems (stuck pipe. lost circulation) .

lost circulation) .Day 3 Cont. Hole problems (stuck pipe.

tools and MWD Horizontal drilling equipment and controlling Multilateral drilling operations and tools .Day 4 Directional drilling operations.

Day 5 • Drilling Fluids • Introduction • Functions of Drilling Fluids • Composition of Drilling Fluids • Comparison Between Oil.and Water Based Drilling Fluids • Main Challenge in the Deepwater/HPHT Environment – Lost Circulation – Wellbore Instability – Barite Sag – Breathing – Stuck-pipe – Hole Cleaning – Swab & Surge – Well Control – H2S and Corrosion – CO2 (WBM & OBM) .

Tip-screen out etc.) – Flat Rheology Drilling Fluid System – Cases Analysis • Recommended drilling practices • Case hestories – – – – – – – .Day 6 • Lost Circulation Introduction and Basic Concepts Root Causes of Losses Diagnostic Tools for Lost Circulation Mapping Root Causes to Diagnostic Tools and Treatments Lost Circulation Material Description Prevention Planning Formation Strengthening Methodologies (StressCage.

Day 7 • Wellbore Stability – Intro Petroleum Geomechanics – In-situ Stresses – Pore Pressure Estimation – Wellbore Stability (WBS) Basics – Special Topics in WBS – Real Time WBS • Optimal Salinity of Non-aqueous Fluids for Wellbore Stability and Lost Circulation Mitigation .

• Cont. Day 7 • Well control – Best kill procedure for kick type – Causes of kick while tripping – Recommended action for kick condition – Strip and bleed guideline – Volumetric guideline – Third line of defense – Up flowing underground blowout(UGB) – Down flowing underground blowout (UGB) – Guidelines for down flowing – Guidelines for up flowing • Safety .

• Christmas Trees – Vertical Trees – Horizontal Trees – Advantages and Disadvantages of tree choice . material selection. reliability assessment.• • • • Day 8 Well Completion Well suspension techniques Completion equipment – component design.

Day 9 • Completion Issues – Wellbore cleaning – Cased hole evaluation – Perforation – Sand control (Frac & Pac. design and implementation techniques) . OHGPs. EGPs SAS.

• Day10 – Well Integrity – Well Intervention – Chemical Injection into production flow – Safety Valves – Isolation Valves • Smart or Intelligent Completions – Hardware – Flow Paths .