Event Date/Time: Dec 08, 2011 End Date/Time: Dec 09, 2011
Registration Date: Dec 08, 2011
Early Registration Date: Dec 08, 2011
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Course Information:


This two-day course, designed for engineers, geologists, technologists and operations personnel, will provide participants with foundational principles related to the engineering aspects of drilling fluids. The course includes a review of drilling fluids basics, and includes discussions on detail fluid flow, filtration, and drilling problems associated with fluid operations. This is a follow-up course to the Introduction to Drilling and Completions Fluids course.

A complete set of course materials and lunches are included.



Review of Drilling Fluids Basics


Annular Hydraulics

Solids Analysis and Control

Wellbore Stability

Lost Circulation

Stuck Pipe


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.


Additional Information

Drilling Fluid Engineering
Delivery Method: Classroom Training
Fee: $ 1995 USD
Early Bird Fee: $ 1,795.50 USD Enroll prior to Oct 24, 2011, nonrefundable
Location Houston, TX
CEU: 1.6 Continuing Education Units
PDH: 16 Professional Development Hours
Certificate: Course Attendance Certificate Issued Upon Completion

Sessions: Date Start Time - End Time
1. Thursday, December 08, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
2. Friday, December 09, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM