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Training Course($2995)

Training with Merlin ERD

Day 1

  • Introductions & Objectives
  • Extended Reach & High Angle Wells
  • Industry Achievements
  • Critical Differences to Low angle wells
  • Hole Cleaning
  • Torque, Drag & Buckling

Day 2

  • Tripping & Backreaming Practises
  • Local considerations & Experience
  • Hole Condition Monitoring
  • Hydraulics & ECD Management
  • Surge & Swab
  • Connection Practises
  • Wellbore Stability

Day 3

  • Casing Floatation
  • Vibration
  • Wellbore Stability Fundamentals
  • Differential Sticking
  • Case Study – Avoidable Stuck Incident
  • Wrap up/ Final session

Delegates Will Learn:

    • How to determine the maximum reach from existing infrastructure


    • Planning aspects key to delivering trouble free high angle, ERD and complex wells


    • How to identify the minimum equipment specification for specific ERD projects


    • Causes of problems in high angle wells


    • Critical techniques to avoid these problems


    • What other operators are doing around the world to assure success


    • The latest tools and techniques being used to reliably deliver ERD projects


  • How to minimise downtime due to 3rd party tools.

Who Should Attend?

Drilling professionals involved with high angle (>30 deg inc) drilling operations (Drilling Engineers, Superintendents, Supervisors, Senior Service personnel)


Price $2,995

This price includes the full 3 days teaching, a copy of the training material pre-loaded onto an Apple iPad,  refreshments & lunch daily, a networking evening and access to a Technical Alumni.

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