The ADT course is Part 2 of the two-part series in drilling technology. Participants are recommended to complete the PDT course and a supervisory level well control course prior to enrolling in the ADT. The ADT covers some advanced well control methods, but does not include well control certification.
Problem Solving Model
Drill String Design
Casing & Cementing
Leak-Off Tests &
Formation Integrity Tests
Limitations to Control Capability
Salt Water Flows &Kick Identification
Lost Circulation From Propagation Losses
Deviation and Stuck Pipe
Advanced Mud Solids
Top Hole Cleaning
Shallow Gas and Diverting
Causes of Abnormal Pressure
WC Red Flags and Transition Zone Indicators
Logging and Perforating
High Press/High Temp Considerations
BOP Equipment Considerations
Subsea Equipment Considerations
Gas Cap Drilling
Squeezing for Holes in Shoes & Top of Liners
Advanced Methods of Well Control (Driller’s Method, Wait & Weight, Volumetric & Lubrication, Modified Wait & Weight)
Lecture, exercises, workshops, tests, PowerPoint slides and discussion.
Advanced Drilling Technology is designed for Drillers, Toolpushers, Rig managers, Wellsite Leaders, Superintendents, and Engineers.
The Advanced Drilling Technology Course usually hosts a class size of 2-8 persons.
Advanced Drilling Technology is a 5 day course.
COURSE DATES 2018:
Mon 26th – Fri Mar 2nd
Mon 11th – Fri 14th
Mon 25th – Fri 29th
Classes will begin at 7:30 A.M.
Students will be dismissed by noon on the final day.
Interested in this course? Apply here.