Introduction to Drilling and Completions Fluids - PEICE

Venue: Calgary

Location: Calgary, Canada

Event Date/Time: Sep 12, 2011 End Date/Time: Sep 14, 2011
Registration Date: Sep 12, 2011
Early Registration Date: Sep 12, 2011
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Course Information:


This three-day course, designed for engineers, geologists, technologists, managers, and operations personnel, will present an overview of the application of oil well drilling and completions fluids. The course includes discussions of fluids technology and products, emphasizing the reasons for fluid selection and application. There is a 2-day companion course, Drilling Fluid Engineering, offered following the Introduction to Drilling and Completions Fluids course, that covers the engineering aspects of drilling fluids in more detail.

A complete set of course materials and lunches are included.


Introduction and Terminology

Fluid Types

Fluid Applications

Testing and Reporting

Fluids Engineering

Mud Weight and Pressure Control


Fluid loss

Solids control and disposal

Drilling problems and solutions

Fluid Systems and Chemistry

Clays and Polymers

Water-Based Muds

Salt-Based Muds

Non-Aqueous Muds

Special Systems

Generic Product Classifications

Health, Safety and the Environment

Instructor(s): Ryen Caenn

Ryen Caenn is founder of TekRite Communications, specializing in the technology transfer of the operational and environmental aspects of drilling and completion fluids technologies. His career has spanned both field and laboratory positions as well assignments as a research chemist and scientist. In 1994, he established the Drilling and Completion Fluids magazine. Ryen earned a BA in Chemistry from Oklahoma State University, a Certificate in Petroleum Technology from Bedford University, and a Certificate in Environmental Auditing from UC Irvine. He currently develops and conducts schools and seminars on drilling and fluids technology. He has been a member of the API Drilling Fluids Standards subcommittee since 1974.

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Additional Information

Delivery Method: Classroom Training
Fee: $ 2595 CAD
Location Calgary, AB
CEU: 2.4 Continuing Education Units
PDH: 24 Professional Development Hours