Drilling Supervisor

Course Description

The ever-growing E&P industry has identified the requirement for experienced and competent drilling teams. Training is the only road to develop and bring about a new generation of qualified drilling teams to meet the needs of emerging developments.  This course will provide the drilling Supervisor with advanced skills and knowledge needed to be competent and confident in carrying out his duties, efficiently and thus provide the basis for operation optimization. 

 

 

Continuing Professional Development

35 HOURS CPD

 

 

Course Content

Day 1

 

Overview of Drilling for Oil and Gas

 

•    Drilling Supervision Methodology
•    Geology
    Structure of the Earth
    Rock and Rock Cycle
    Main Types of Rocks
    Geological Factors that affect drillability
•    Understanding the Reservoir
    Types
    Traps
    Geometry and Quality
    Seismic Acquisition
    Reservoir and Fluid Properties
    Reservoir Driven Mechanism - Reservoir Recovery Methods
•    Exploration Appraisal and Development Drilling 

 

Operations Organization
    Drilling and Completion Operation Sequences
    Front End Engineering Loading (FEL) Process 

 

Day 2

 

Drilling Organization and Communications
Risk Analysis and Risk Management  
Project Management
Drilling Optimization 

 

Day 3

 

The Rig 
•    Components
•    Rig Inspection
•    Rig Maintenance
 
Drilling Assemblies 
•    Drilling String
•    Downhole Tools
•    Bits

Logging
•    Open Hole Measurements
•    Cased Hole Measurements
•    Tool Positioning
•    Bore Hole Fluids
•    Use of Logging interpretation
•    Logs Principles


Day 4

 

Drilling Fluids
•    Basic fluids
•    Solids Control Equipment
•    Circulating System

 

Stuck Pipe
•    Causes
•    Prevention 

 

Fishing
•    Planning a Fishing Job
•    Communication on a Fishing Job
•    Requirement and Considerations for a Successful Fishing Job
•    Rules on a Fishing Job
•    Parting the Pipe String
•    Catch Tools
•    Washover Operations
•    Typical Fishing BHA

 

Casing Design
•    Objectives
•    Definition
•    Types of Casing
•    Design Criteria

 

Cementing
•    Chemistry
•    Additives
•    Rheology
    Turbulent flow
    Plug flow
•    Primary placement
•    Cement
    Spacers and washes
•    Drilling practices
•    Cement evaluation
    Perforating
    Cement squeezing
•    Cement plugs
•    Casing jewelry 
•    Cement Bond Logs 
 
Day 5

 

Formation Integrity
•    Pore Pressures
•    Pressure Gradients
•    Leakoff Test

 

Well Control

•    Well Barriers
•    Risk Assessment
•    Kick Detection
•    Kick Prevention
•    Killing Procedures
•    Well Control Equipment and Maintenance 


Completion Management
•    Completion Design Considerations
•    Continuous Improvement and Completions
•    Completion Options for Unconsolidated Formation
•    Completion Fluids
•    Completion Options
•    Cased Hole Completions
•    Completions accessories

 

 

Intended For

 

Drilling, production, completion and Intervention Supervisors and field maintenance supervisors and operators, Safety engineers and personnel selected by their companies for attending special training courses.

 

 

Duration

5 Days/10 Days/20 Days

 

Location

Date

 

London, United Kingdom

 

 

25-29 September 2017

 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

 

 

19-23 November 2017

 

 

Houston, Texas, United States

 

 

11-15 December 2017