Stuck Pipe Prevention and Trouble Free Drilling

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Dr. Ferda Akgun

Category

Technical Professional Course

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Introduction

A drilling trouble that manifest itself as stuck pipe usually has a history of warning signs, ignoring or not paying enough attention of which may lead to losses and expensive down times.   Understanding the mechanical mechanisms behind most frequently occurring drilling troubles such as; poor hole cleaning, borehole instability, as well as differential sticking will help reduce drilling troubles. It will also help select the correct procedures as well as the appropriate preventative measures.  

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Recognize drilling trends which may lead to drilling troubles
  • Understand mechanisms behind the most popular drilling troubles
  • Select the correct procedures and measures to alleviate drilling troubles

Trainer

Dr. Ferda AkgunIndependent Petroleum Industry Trainer and Consultant, has been involved in projects from North America to Australia; delivered industry seminars to about a thousand professionals of major operators and drilling contractors on a dozen of drilling topics from Vietnam to Trinidad and Tobago; served as a fulltime or adjunct faculty member at various institutions such as; ADNOC Petroleum Institute, Curtin University, University of NSW and Colorado School of Mines (CSM). Dr Akgun holds PhD from CSM.  

Course Contents

This two-day course will cover the following aspects (case studies may be included in some topics):
  • Stuck pipe mechanisms
  • Differential sticking
  • Wellbore geometry
  • Hole cleaning
  • Wellbore instability
  • Drilling trends and recorders
  • Problems associates with stuck pipe
   

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