Extended Reach and Complex Well Drilling Course by Merlin ERD

2018-06-12 - 2018-06-14 All day
Merlin ERD
Phone: +44 1738 627922
London, UK
Address: A4, London WC2N 5DU, UK

Planning or drilling ERD, horizontal, high angle or complex wells?

This event is organised and presented by Merlin ERD, world leader in the design and delivery of ERD, high angle and complex wells.

On this 3-day course you will learn the critical success factors relevant to planning and drilling any high angle or complex well. These advanced ERD technologies can be incorporated into standard deviated wells:

  • The cause of 80% of downhole problems and how to avoid them
  • How to deliver appropriate hole cleaning, key indicators and contingencies
  • How to solve wellbore instability issues
  • The fundamentals of T&D and their impact on high angle wells
  • The latest technologies to extend rig reach and drill faster

The course is taught by expert drilling engineers with over 20 years of experience working on the worlds longest wells.

Who should attend:

  • Oil and gas Professionals involved in delivering high angle drilling projects
  • Drilling Engineers to Superintendents
  • Drilling Supervisors (NDCV, DSV)
  • Key rig personnel

Details:

  • Price £2,095 subject to UK (VAT) Value Added Tax where applicable
  • Call +1 713 730 3035 (US) or +44 1738 627922 (international)
  • Contact Pam via [email protected]

Numbers are limited and are assigned on a first come, first served basis and are secured on full payment being received.

 

Training Manager responsible for planning and organising open seat and client training schools, teaching high angle, horizontal and extended reach drilling operations training courses to the oil and gas industry.

Also responsible for the Marketing function, event planning, digital media, Press and PR, brand awareness and product placement.

Merlin ERD Limited is the leading award independent well engineering consultancy, specialising in Extended Reach Drilling (ERD), complex and high angle wells.

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  • 2018-11-19 - 2018-11-21 All day

    Planning or drilling ERD, horizontal, high angle or complex wells?

    This event is organised and presented by Merlin ERD, world leader in the design and delivery of ERD, high angle and complex wells.

    On this 3-day course you will learn the critical success factors relevant to planning and drilling any high angle or complex well. These advanced ERD technologies can be incorporated into standard deviated wells.

     

    • The cause of 80% of downhole problems and how to avoid them
    • How to deliver appropriate hole cleaning, key indicators and contingencies
    • How to solve wellbore instability issues
    • The fundamentals of T&D and their impact on high angle wells
    • The latest technologies to extend rig reach and drill faster

    The course is taught by expert drilling engineers with over 20 years of experience working on the worlds longest wells.

    Who should attend:

    • Oil and gas Professionals involved in delivering high angle drilling projects
    • Drilling Engineers to Superintendents
    • Drilling Supervisors (NDCV, DSV)
    • Key rig personnel

    Details:

    • $2,995 per delegate
    • Call +1 713 730 3035 (US) or +44 1738 627922 (international)
    • Contact Pam via [email protected]

    Numbers are limited and are assigned on a first come, first served basis and are secured on full payment being received.

     

  • 2018-11-26 - 2018-11-28 All day

    About This Course

    This intensive five-day course is designed to provide participants with a thorough knowledge of completion equipment and operational procedures required for converting a drilled well into an efficient and safe producer. It follows a practical approach for the various completion types, specific applications, completion installation and workovers.

    Why You Should Attend

    • Recognizing the main differences in planning/design between HPHT and standard [conventional] wells, as well as the challenges that will have to be faced
    • Drilling and tripping operational challenges and practices and how to manage these effectively
    • Identifying wellbore breathing [a.k.a. ballooning] and how to safely deal with this within the narrow window for mud density selection
    • Practicing consistent fingerprinting and to developing procedures for the rig team
    • Measuring and understanding of bottom hole pressure and the effect of influencing factors like temperature, rotation and flow rate
    • Understanding the critical mud properties to alleviate barite sag and mud density control in general
    • Managing losses and low fracture gradients with well bore strengthening methods
    • Understanding how MPD can assist in the safe and efficient drilling of HPHT wells
    • Identifying critical Early Kick Detection Systems [EKDS] and HPHT well control equipment
    • Executing safe secondary well control practices, on and off bottom and handling of gas at surface, using MGS and hydrate mitigation measures
    • Appreciating why crew training and optimal communication will greatly assist in achieving the ultimate HPHT well objectives

    Who Should Attend

    The course is meant for experienced engineers directly or indirectly involved in the delivery of HPHT wells such as office-based planning and operations well engineers and field-based operator/contractor supervisory staff. Participants to this course must have prior awareness level knowledge about HPHT well engineering and operations concepts. This is an intermediate level course.

    About the Trainer

    Gerard de BlokGerard holds a BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering and has 41 years of experience as a Well Engineer. From 1974 till 2007 he worked for Shell International as Senior Drilling Supervisor, Drilling Application Engineer, Drilling Projects Engineer and as Training Course Director. His work in Shell had provided him the opportunity to work in several international field locations, including Malaysia, Russia, Oman, Netherlands, Denmark and Indonesia. From 2007 to 2015, he worked as Wells Staff Development Manager in China, responsible for coaching, mentoring and recruiting the new generation of well engineers. He has a great interest and has been actively involved in matter related to well control since 1994, notably his period as IWCF Chairman in the 1990’s. Gerard is an IWCF and IADC approved Instructor and Assessor and provides lectures on Well Engineering topics like Basic and Advanced Well Engineering, Stuck Pipe Prevention and HPHT Planning & Well Control. He also held the function of field visit coordinator and lecturer in Drilling Engineering at the Delft University of Technology, Department of Geo-technology. Gerard now works as a consultant providing various well engineering courses.

     

    Course Fee:  EARLY BIRD SGD 3,369.00  FEE SGD 3,569.00
    For further details or to register please visit:   https://www.petroedgeasia.net/course/HPHT_Planning_AND_Well_Control
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