Drilling Technology

Code : O/14

Course Objectives

The aim of this course is to guide participants for most advanced technology in the main categories in drilling engineering which are drilling fluids,casing and cementing technology moreover completion procedures.

Course Modules

Module 1: Introduction

  • The nature of oil & gas
  • The earth’s crust –where we find it
  • Identification of common rocks & minerals
  • Deformation of sedimentary rocks
  • Geological time
  • Sandstone reservoir rocks
  • Carbonate reservoir rocks
  • Sedimentary rock distribution
  • Ocean environment & plate tectonics

Module 2: Mapping

  • Source rocks, generation,migration, & accumulation of petroleum
  • Petroleum traps
  • Petroleum exploration-geological & geochemical
  • Petroleum exploration- geophysics
  • Drilling preliminaries
  • Drilling a well- the mechanics
  • Drilling problems
  • Drilling techniques

Module 3: Evaluating a Well

  • Completing a well
  • Surface treatment & storage
  • Reservoir mechanics & reserves
  • Petroleum production
  • Improved oil recovery

Target Audience

Engineers & technicians who are interested in this subject

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