Casing and Cementing

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The course will introduce basic casing and cement job processes including design and related calculations. The course will include practical exercises and evaluation of knowledge gained.

To provide attendees with a working knowledge of casing design and cementing procedures.   Learning the practical application of different types of cement and use of additives to produce specific cement properties. Learning how to evaluate the success or failure of a cement job.

This short course is intended for field and office personnel responsible for Drilling and Completion activities and their management.  Drilling Superintendents, Drilling Engineers, Toolpushers, Drillers, and Logistics Personnel.

  • Casing design
  • Casing handling equipment and running procedures
  • Casing hardware/tools used for cementing
  • Cementing materials and additives
  • Cement Rheology
  • Primary cementing
  • Remedial/Squeeze cementing
  • Plug back/abandonment cementing
  • Liner applications and liner cementing
  • Cement surface equipment
  • Cement job evaluation

 Day 1

  1. Casing design
    1. Casing properties
    2. Casing strength
  2. Casing handling equipment and running procedures
    1. Rig equipment
    2. Make up procedures
    3. Running speed
  3. Casing hardware/tools used for cementing
    1. Centralizers and scratchers
    2. Guides, floats, stage tools

Day 2

  1. Cementing materials and additives
    1. Classes of oilwell cements
    2. Cement additives and there use
  2. Cement Rheology
    1. Stress/shear plots
    2. Lab and field property measurements
    3. Job pump rates and pressures
  3. Primary cementing
    1. Job design parameters
    2. Potential problems and solutions
    3. Field procedures
  4. Remedial/Squeeze cementing
    1. Cement properties
    2. Job procedures
  5. Plug back/abandonment cementing
    1. Cement properties
    2. Job procedures

Day 3

  1. Liner applications and liner cementing
    1. Rig tools
    2. Running and cementing procedures
  2. Cement surface equipment
    1. Mixing and pumping equipment
    2. Types of cementing heads
  3. Cement job evaluation
    1. Evaluation using job data records
    2. Evaluation using wireline tools

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