Introduction to Drilling and Completions Fluids - PEICE

Venue: Houston

Location: Houston, United States

Event Date/Time: Dec 05, 2011 End Date/Time: Dec 07, 2011
Registration Date: Dec 05, 2011
Early Registration Date: Dec 05, 2011
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Course Information:



Overview

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.



Outline

Introduction and Terminology

Fluid Types

Fluid Applications

Testing and Reporting

Fluids Engineering

Mud Weight and Pressure Control

Viscosity

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 USD
Early Bird Fee: $ 2,335.50 USD Enroll prior to Oct 21, 2011, nonrefundable
Location Houston, TX
CEU: 2.4 Continuing Education Units
PDH: 24 Professional Development Hours
Certificate: Course Attendance Certificate Issued Upon Completion

Sessions: Date Start Time - End Time
1. Monday, December 05, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
2. Tuesday, December 06, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
3. Wednesday, December 07, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

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