ERD, Horizontal & High Angle Operations & Engineering Course
Training is essential and is the best investment you will make – understanding is a critical success factor in delivering exceptional performance.
Merlin ERD Training will teach you the critical success factors relevant to any horizontal, high angle or complex well whilst highlighting the root cause of 80% of downhole problems and how to avoid them. These advanced extended reach drilling technologies can also be incorporated into standard deviated wells.
Suitability - Who should attend?
- Drilling Superintendents
- Drilling & Completions Engineers
- Drilling Managers
- Tool Pushers
- Directional Drillers & Mud Engineers
- Senior Rig & Service Personnel
Outcome / Qualification etc.
- How to determine the maximum reach from your location
- Key planning considerations to delivering trouble free wells
- Root cause of problems encountered in high angle wells
- Identifying minimum equipment specifications for ERD projects
- What others are doing around the world to assure success
- Latest tools and techniques used to reliably deliver ERD projects
- How to minimise downtime due to 3rd party tools
Training Course Content
• Introduction & objectives
• Industry achievements
• Critical differences to low angle wells
• Hole cleaning
• Torque, drag & buckling
• Rig equipment & drill pipe
• Tripping & back-reaming practices
• Connection practices
• Hole condition monitoring
• Hydraulics & ECD management
• Swab & surge
• Wellbore stability
• Casing installation & cementing
• Casing wear
• Trajectory planning
• Bit & BHA selection
• Drilling dysfunction
• Stuck pipe avoidance
Why choose Merlin ERD Ltd
90% of business is repeat or recommendation
Over 3500 delegates trained worldwide
Courses are taught by engineers for engineers
Discounts are available for organisations booking three (3) or more delegates on the same course. If you have specific requirements, Merlin ERD has designed speciality courses specifically targeted at our client’s needs. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Merlin ERD Ltd
Merlin ERD has become world leader in the design and delivery of horizontal extended reach and complex high angle wells. Completing over 240 projects including major multi-well extended reach projects in 40 countries from feasibility studies to problem reviews, sharing...