ADVANCED DRILLING TECHNOLOGY COURSE (ADT)

DESCRIPTION:

course prior to enrolling in the ADT. This is a supervisor level course that is suited for experienced operator, contractor, and service company personnel.

COURSE CONTENT:

  • Pre-Spud Meeting
  • Communication
  • Hole Trends
  • Problem Solving Model
  • Drill String Design
  • Casing & Cementing
  • Drillout Considerations
  • Leak-Off Tests &
  • Formation Integrity Tests
  • Tripping
  • Limitations to Control Capability
  • Salt Water Flows &Kick Identification
  • Production Squeezes
  • Underground Blowouts
  • Lost Circulation From Propagation Losses
  • Deviation and Stuck Pipe
  • Freeing Techniques
  • Advanced Mud
  • Kick-Off Plugs
  • Advanced Mud Solids
  • Hydraulics
  • 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
  • Shales
  • BOP Equipment Considerations
  • Subsea Equipment Considerations
  • Gas Cap Drilling
  • Squeezing for Holes in Shoes & Top of Liners
  • Liner Cementing
  • Advanced Methods of Well Control (Driller’s Method, Wait & Weight, Volumetric & Lubrication, Modified Wait & Weight)
  • METHODS:
    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:

    FEBRUARY

    Mon 26th – Fri Mar 2nd

    JUNE

    Mon 11th – Fri 14th

    SEPTEMBER

    Mon 25th – Fri 29th

    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.