Well Completion Course

Well Completion Course

Date: TBA | Location: TBA

Course Duration: 4 Days

Instructor: Various EPL instructors

Who Should Attend:

Drilling managers, drilling supervisors and drilling engineers. All engineers, geologists & geophysicists who are involved in well operations. Some wellsite or operations experience and a basic knowledge of geology are beneficial for this course. 


This course covers the following subjects: Well completion equipment, tubular designs, packers, intelligent completions, Wellhead Equipment, Perforating, Tubing and Packer Systems, Remedial Cementing, Formation Damage, Well Stimulation, Sand Production, Deposits, Corrosion and Stress Cracking,  Initial Completions and Future Workovers, Zone Protection. 

Course Content: 

    • Simple Completions, Monobore Completions, Commingled Flow, Dual Completions
    • Wellhead and Xmas tree components
    • Production tubing: Selection of size and grade
    • Effects of tension, burst and collapse on tubing selection
    • Tubing threads, make up torque and lubricants
    • Completion Equipment Accessories Well completion
      • Tailpipe assembly and landing nipples
      • Seal assembly
    • Permanent vs. Retrievable
    • Tubing Movement Analysis
    • Length of Seal Assembly
    • Annulus Pressure Monitoring
    • Packer Fluid
    • Well Control in completion and workover operations
    • Influx Characteristics and Behaviour
    • Shut in Procedures
    • Well Control Methods
    • Kill Method Principles
    • Normal and Reverse Circulation
    • Bull heading 
    • Lubricate & Blead
    • Perform Calculations
    • Surface Failures
    • Hydrate Formation and Removal
    • Blockages in the Well
    • Stress Cracking
    • Corrosion