PRACTICAL SOLIDS CONTROL

DESCRIPTION

This intensive four-day school covers the basics of solids removal from drilling fluids. Economics as related to mud costs and penetration rates are stressed. Practical and technical material is presented in non-technical terminology.

COURSE OUTLINE/CONTENT

  • Initial Test
  • Introduction and Basics
  • Mud
  • Homework: Exercise I
  • Review and Homework
  • Shale Shakers
  • Centrifugal Pumps and Line Sizing
  • Homework: Exercises II and II, and Pump Sizing Problem
  • Review and Homework
  • Degassers
  • Hydrocyclones
  • Mud Cleaners
  • Homework: Exercise IV
  • Review and Homework
  • Centrifuges
  • Manifolding
  • Stirring and Mixing
  • Mud System Layouts
  • Overall Review
  • Final Test
  • METHODS:
    Lecture, exercises, workshops, tests, PowerPoint slides and discussion.

    Practical Solids Control is designed for Drilling Foremen, Drilling Technologists, Drilling Engineers, Mud Engineers, Drilling Supervisors, Drilling Superintendents, or anyone involved in drilling or drilling operations.
    The Practical Solids Control Course usually hosts a class size of 12-20 persons.

    Practical Solids Control is a 4 day course.
    Practical Solids Control is a 5 day course.
    COURSE DATES 2018:

    JUNE

    Mon 11th – Thu 14th

    AUGUST

    Mon 6th – Fri 10th

    NOVEMBER

    Mon 26th – Fri 30th

    DAILY SCHEDULE:
    Classes will begin at 7:30 A.M.
    Students will be dismissed by noon on the final day.
    REGISTRATION
    Interested in this course? Apply here.