Sand Control Operations

2018-10-29 - 2018-11-02 All day
Phone: +65 6741 9927
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Address: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

About This Course

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

Who Should Attend

This course is aimed primarily at completions and drilling engineers. It is also targeted at those that are influenced by sand control (e.g. reservoir, production and petroleum engineers) and those with responsibilities for implementing sand control (i.e. service companies).

  • Completion Engineer
  • Intervention Engineer
  • Well Site Leader
  • Entry Level/Support Personnel
  • Well Site Manager
  • Cross-Discipline Training

What You Will Learn

  • List well data needed for sand exclusion design
  • Illustrate different types of equipment
  • Describe the application of different sand exclusion methods
  • Prepare a list of Sand Exclusion Installation Equipment
  • Determine the selection of suitable completions fluids
  • Explain post job graphs
  • Describe common issues/problems and suitable mitigations
  • Describe the procedures for running various types of sand control equipment
  • Describe different methods of gravel packing
  • Identify the critical QA/QC processes

About the Trainer

Gordon Duncan

Gordon has over 37 years of oilfield experience specializing in Technical and Commercial Operations in Drilling, Completions & Well Services professional with both IOC’s & various service companies, just to name a few, include Shell EP International, Santos, Petro-Canada, Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) and BP. He is currently the Technical Director for PetroEdge. To date, he has taken on several training instructor assignments around the world including Malaysia, Spain, Thailand, Brazil, the UAE, Iraq, Iran & Indonesia as well as Australia. He currently delivers training on Completions Fundamentals for BP Well Site Leaders of the Future and the Chevron “Horizon Programme to Trainee Drill Site Managers”. This programme has spanned over 18 courses delivered in Houston, Baku, Duri, Bangkok, Aberdeen & Perth. Selection of training courses directly involved are: – Completion: Equipment, Applications, Types and Applications ; Rigless Interventions, Slickline, Wireline, Hydraulic Workovers and Associated New Technologies; Well Integrity Management which is Accredited by IADC; Advanced Well Integrity Management; Deepwater Completions; Completions and Well Interventions related to Drilling, Completions and Workover Operations; Introduction to Exploration & Production, Wellsite Leadership; Well Interventions; Well Completions Design; Petroleum Engineer for Non Petroleum Engineer and Advance Intergrated Production System. During his career, he has also been actively involved in the preparation of Management Systems, Operating Procedures, Operations Manuals, peer reviews of legislation for ISO & BSEE. All of these documents require both a technical knowledge and the ability to transfer this knowledge into the written word.


Course Fee :   EARLY BIRD SGD 4,995.00    FEE  SGD 5,195.00


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PetroEdge is the leading provider of Oil and Gas training in Asia. Our specialist industry focus enables us to provide targeted and in-depth knowledge based training courses for pivotal Oil and Gas organisations from across the world. Our training platform consists of webinars, e-learning and classroom face to face teaching. We annually execute over 300 training courses from a variety of disciplines ranging from oil and gas engineering to business for technical professionals to business leaders. Our training hubs in Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Abu Dhabi and Brisbane allows us to reach out to learners from different regions across the Asia-pacific region. Over the decade we have also been involved in providing technical training consultancy, coaching, industrial site visits and technical documentation development. Our in-depth understanding and appreciation of the Oil and Gas industry allows us to align our capabilities to meet the business objectives of our clients beyond what other providers are able to. Our passion is to facilitate the development of a knowledge based industry that is ready and equipped to face future challenges. Our clients have to come rely on us to meet their respective knowledge and skills development requirements over the years of service.

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