5-Day Horizontal and ERD Well Planning Course

5-Day Horizontal and ERD Well Planning Course

This is K&M’s most popular course.  The course is a comprehensive well design and implementation event, targeted at the experienced drilling and completion engineers, drilling superintendents and drilling managers.  The publicly available courses are generally taught near K&M’s regional offices.  Alternatively, they may be delivered to a dedicated client at a venue of their choosing. 

Sample Schedule:

Day 1: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Introduction
What is ERD? / Who are K&M?
ERD: What’s Different?
Preliminary Well Design
Torque, Drag & Buckling Fundamentals

Day 2: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Torque, Drag, & Buckling Fundamentals (continued)
Hole Cleaning
Tripping and Backreaming Practices

Day 3: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
ECD Management
Surge & Swab
Connection Practices
Casing and Drill Pipe Wear
Differential Sticking

Day 4: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Basics of Wellbore Stability
Introduction to Lost Returns
Hole Condition Monitoring
Torque, Drag & Buckling Modelling

Day 5: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Running Casing and Liners in ER Wells
Cementing
Wrap Up / Final Session

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