|DAY 1||BHA + DRILL STRING DESIGN|
|0||Welcome. Course Objectives and Expectations.|
|1||BHA Design, Buoyancy and how we ensure that the BHA is fit for purpose.|
|2||BHA Individual Components, Strength, Connections.|
|3||Exercise on BHA Design in vertical / deviated wells. Use Formulae Sheet provided.
|4||Introduction to Drill String Design.|
|DAY 2||DRILL STRING DESIGN|
|1||Review of Day 1. Question and Answer Session|
|2||Drill Pipe Grade and Yield Properties, Axial and Torsional Strengths, Thread Compound, Hardfacing, Desgin Factors.|
|3||String Dynamics, Heavy Wall Drill Pipe, Drill String Design Loading, Failure Mechanisms.|
|4||Exercise on Drill Pipe Desgin in vertical wells. Use Formulae Sheet provided.
|DAY 3||CIRCULATING SYSTEM + DRILLING FLUIDS|
|1||Review of Day 2. Question and Answer Session.|
|2||Rig Pumps, Pressure Loss, Equivalent Circulating Density, Swab and Surge.|
|3||Water and Oil-Based Mud Systems. Testing of Mud Properties.|
|4||Multiple Choice Quiz on Drilling Fluids.
|DAY 4||SOLIDS CONTROL + HYDRAULICS|
|1||Review of Day 3. Question and Answer Session.|
|2||Solids Control Equipment and Operating Efficiency.|
|3||Drill String, Annulus and Bit Hydraulics Optimization.|
|4||Exercise on Bit Hydraulics. Use Formulae Sheet provided.
|DAY 5||BIT TECHNOLOGY, BIT CLASSIFICATION + DRIVE SYSTEMS|
|1||Review of Day 4. Question and Answer Session.|
|2||Bit Technology and Bit Classification.|
|3||Downhole Drive System, Downhole Vibration, Bit Costing.|
|4||Multiple Choice Quiz on Drilling Bits.
|DAY 6||PRIMARY CEMENTING|
|1||Review of Day 5. Question and Answer Session.|
|2||Casing Handling and Casing Accessories.|
|3||Primary Cementing, Additives, Cementing Plugs, Displacement Efficiency.|
|4||Exercise on Primary Cementing. Use Formulae Sheet provided.
|DAY 7||FORMATION EVALUATION + CORING|
|1||Review of Day 6. Question and Answer Session.|
|2||Open Hole and Cased Hole Logging. Quick Look Evaluation.|
|3||Cement Bond Evaluation, Conveyance Methods and Coring.|
|4||Group Exercise on Quick Look Evaluation.
|DAY 8||WELLBORE GEOMETRY + SURVEYING|
|1||Review of Day 7. Question and Answer Session.|
|2||Trajectory to Target[s], Coordinates, Magnetic and Grid Corrections.|
|3||Surveying Tools and Principles, Surveying Errors, Separation Factors.|
|4||Exercise on Trajectory Design and Surveying. Use Formulae Sheet provided.
|DAY 9||RIG OPERATIONS + PROBLEM SOLVING|
|1||Review of Day 8. Question and Answer Session.|
|2||Standard Instructions, Pre-Job Work/Safety Discussion, Hole Problem Anticipation.|
|3||Preparation and Response to Hole Problems such as Stuck Pipe.|
|4||Multiple Choice Quize on Problem Solving.
|DAY 10||CASING DESIGN [INTRODUCTION] + CASING SEAT SELECTION|
|1||Review of Day 9. Question and Answer Session.|
|2||Preliminary and Detailed Casing Design. Design Philosophy. Understanding the Risks.|
|3||Casing Seat Selection. Top Down, Unlimited Kick and Modelled Kick Approach. Litholody.|
|4||Group Exercise on Casing Seat Selection.
|DAY 11||STRENGTH OF TUBULARS|
|1||Review of Day 10. Question and Answer Session.|
|2||Casing Grades, API Tolerances, API Yield, Collapse Resistance.|
|3||Burst Resistance, Axial Stress, Triaxial Stress Analysis,Von Mises Ellipse, Pipe Perfomance Envelope, Buckling.|
|4||Exercise on Strength of Tubulars. Use Formulae Sheet provided.
|DAY 12||CASING SELECTION + BURST / COLLAPSE / TENSION LOAD LINES|
|1||Review of Day 11. Question and Answer Session.|
|2||Casing Design Loads and Load Cases. External and Internal Pressure Profiles|
|3||Uniaxial Pipe Selection. Check on Casing Installation Loads and Pressure Testing|
|4||Group Exercise on Load Lines. Use Formulae Sheet provided.
|DAY 13||CASING SELECTION + CONNECTIONS / WEAR / CORROSION|
|1||Review of Day 12. Question and Answer Session.|
|2||Final Check and Considerations on Casing Selection.|
|3||Casing Connections, Casing Wear and Corrosion Issues.|
|4||Multiple Choice Quiz on Final Casing Design Checks.
|DAY 14||KICK TOLERANCE + WELLBORE STABILITY|
|1||Review of Day 13. Question and Answer Session.|
|2||The Significance of Kick Tolerance. The Factors that Influence Well Control.|
|3||Bore Hole Stresses, Overburden, Pore Pressures and Formation Strengths. Drilling Margins and Wellbore Stability|
|4||Exercise on Kick Tolerance. Use Formulae Sheet provided.
|DAY 15||BHA + DRILL STRING DESIGN|
|1||Review of Day 14. Question and Answer Session.|
|2||How to Deal with Kick/Loss Situation. Fracture Breathing [Ballooning].|
|3||Off Bottom Well Control [Stripping]. Impact of Deviation on Well Control.|
|4||Multiple Choice Quiz on Off Bottom Well Control.