Fundamentals of Hydraulic Fracturing - PEICE

Venue: Houston

Location: Houston, United States

Event Date/Time: Nov 07, 2011 End Date/Time: Nov 08, 2011
Registration Date: Nov 07, 2011
Early Registration Date: Nov 07, 2011
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Course Information:


This two-day course is designed for engineers, geologists, technologists and operations personnel and presents the foundational principles of hydraulic fracturing. The course includes a review of theoretical components of fracturing, but places a significant emphasis on candidate selection and design fundamentals.

A complete set of course materials and lunches are included.



Candidate Selection

Fracture Design Considerations

Fracture Growth Physics and Modeling

Real-Data Net Pressure Analysis using FracproPT System

Quality Control, Fluids, Proppants

Case Studies

Instructor(s): Randy Andress

Randy Andress is a principle engineering consultant with a global engineering consulting firm based in Houston, Texas. His duties include fracture design and evaluation, production forecasting, project management, and instruction of applied fracturing courses. Randy has 30 years experience with a leading pumping services company in the areas of completions, cementing, fracturing, and coiled tubing. He received a BS degree in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University, is a member the Society of Petroleum Engineers, and has published numerous papers on applied fracturing.


Additional Information

Delivery Method: Classroom Training
Fee: $ 1395 USD
Location Houston, TX
CEU: 1.6 Continuing Education Units
PDH: 16 Professional Development Hours

Sessions: Date Start Time - End Time 1. Monday, November 07, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
2. Tuesday, November 08, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM