Selection of Drilling, Completion & Work over Fluids


Code Date Venue Fees Registration
O/12 27 Jan - 07 Feb 2019 Cairo 2950 USD Register Now
O/12 21 Jul - 01 Aug 2019 Cairo 2950 USD Register Now

Course Objectives

It is essential guide for petrolium, chemical engineers and chemists to stand on scientific basement to select and optimize drilling, workover fluids

Course Modules

Module 1: Fundamental Aspects of Drilling Fluid Technology

  • Introduction to drilling fluids
  • Clay & polymer chemistry

Module 2: Completion & workover fluids

  • Fluids contact the pay zone, producing formations, principle to minimize damage
  • Fluid design

Module 3: Polymer Potasium Chloride System

  • Formulation and initial properties
  • Shale inhibition mechanism
  • Analysis procedures, maintenance and treatment
  • High temperature formulation
  • Drilling in production zones
  • Packer fluid formulation
  • Mixed salt system
  • Geological background
  • Mixed salt system and its composition
  • Formulation of the mixed salt system
  • Analysis method , calculation of the total salt content
  • Instrumentation
  • Identification of evaporate minerals from sclumberger logs

Module 4: Oil Based Fluids

  • Formulation
  • Analysis
  • Controle procedure
  • Maintenance
  • Treatment and operational aspects of oil based fluids

Module 5: Engineering Aspects of Drilling Fluids

  • Rheology
  • Drilling flud contaminants
  • Lost of circulation
  • Stuck pipe
  • Pressure control
  • Corrosion
  • Tracer technique and testing procedure

Target Audience

Drilling & workover supervisors,mud engineers, production, process operations and chemists & geologists

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