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ONLINE: Well Integrity Management for the Well Life Cycle (DRI918)


    This course builds a firm foundation of the principles and practices of well completion under the aspect of well integrity.
    A comprehensive overview of past and actual well integrity strategies will be shown and supported through schematics and animations. Calculations will be used to help you understand the relationship between well integrity and good engineering practice.
    The course will start with a review of well construction and well completion being followed by a thorough immersion in well integrity causes and ways to remedy them.

    Course Structure: 10 modules of 2 hours each, delivered over 5 days
    Each day will consist of 2 modules which will be no more than 2 hours in length with multiple breaks.

    Course Level: Skill / Advanced
    Duration: 5 days
    Instructor: Catalin Teodoriu

    Designed for you, if you are...

    • A drilling, production or operations engineer, field supervisor or manager

    How we build your confidence

    • The course is constructed as a live instructor-led training with case studies, videos, and exercises presented during class.
    • You will receive instructions how well construction and completion will contribute to achieve maximum well integrity based on existing case studies. Looking at the well design as a whole, basic applications and calculation for cement hardware selection as well as casing design and connection forces are covered in the course.
    • A strong focus will be on how to achieve well integrity and how the best practice can contribute to select the best components such as packers, nipples, tubing and their connections, gravel pack, etc.
    • As an independent course, it offers the most complete overview of connection make-up tools selection.

    The benefits from attending

    By the end of the course you will feel confident in your understanding of:

    • Well integrity concepts
    • The determination of the minimum number of downhole tools for best well integrity
    • Well integrity definitions and complexity
    • Critical well integrity issues
    • Interpretation of well barriers
    • Designing your string for improved well integrity
    • Tubing loads and their constraints
    • Well completion components and their failures
    • Intelligent well completions and their applications
    • Cementing equipment and its impact on well integrity
    • Long term well integrity


    Day 1
    • Well construction and completion
    • Definition of well integrity
    • Wellbore barriers and their role
    • Well integrity concepts
    • Defining risk associated with well integrity

    • Day 2
    • Casing and tubing
    • Threaded connections and their well integrity role
    • Sealing tubular connection
    • Make-up of tubular goods
    • Selected hardware for make-up of tubular goods

    • Day 3
    • Proper running procedure for casing and tubing
    • Tubing design and selection
    • Proper selection of casing and tubing and the associated connections

    • Day 4
    • Casing hardware for cementing application
    • Impact of pipe centralisation on well integrity (mud removal by cement slurry, stand-off calculation, torque and drag considerations)
    • Pipe movement to improve cementation (reciprocation, rotation)
    • Proper centraliser selection and placement for individual applications

    • Day 5
    • Special application of well integrity (underreamed sections, monobore)
    • Design wells for maximum well integrity (case studies)
    • Well integrity management

    Customer Feedback

    "Good operational aspects, real life examples provided by instructor." - Engineer at North Oil Company

    "Good material and good instructor." - Operations Engineer at QP



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