The goal of the course will be to enable participants to understand the operations carried out by directional drillers. They will also learn how to contribute to the design of directional and horizontal wells. The course will cover the fundamentals, design considerations, and operational aspects of directional and horizontal drilling.
- Directional surveying
- Well location calculation methods
- Deflection methods
- Anti-collision concepts
- LWD and mudlogging use in directional drilling
- Bottomhole assemblies and drill string tools used in directional drilling
- Concepts of torque and drag and shocks and vibrations
- Introduction to multi-laterals
- Directional drilling problems
The course is suitable for anyone involved in oil and gas directional drilling.
All participants should have some basic drilling engineering experience and one to three years of well-site experience. Prior exposure to directional drilling is recommended, but not required. Good mathematic skills will be necessary, particularly trigonometry.
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Upon successful completion of this unit a Certificate of Completion will be issued.
For further information about onsite training for this course, email firstname.lastname@example.org or you can contact us on 1300 700 080 or Apply Online.
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