Oil & Gas Training
and Competency Development

Discipline Production Engineering
Duration2 Days
Delivery Mechanism Practical Training
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Practical Well Completions: Downhole Tools and Basic Systems

This 2-day practical course introduces well-completion concepts and downhole tools. It familiarizes attendees with subsurface equipment, tools, procedures and processes, including the basics of shaped-charge manufacturing and oil-well perforating, sandface completions and artificial-lift technologies. The agenda comprises lecture presentations, videos and animations, and a Houston-area field trip.

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  • Prerequisites
  • Agenda

    Day 1

    • Well-completions overview
    • Multilateral wells and wellbore junction systems
    • Liner hanger systems
    • Packers—cased-hole and openhole
    • Bridge plugs and tubular accessorie
    • Passive inflow control device (ICD) concept
    • Sand-control, screens and sandface completions        
    • Multi-stage stimulation equipment
    • Barrier, or isolation, valves
    • Subsurface safety valves
    • Permanent downhole flow-control valves
    • Intelligent completions for monitoring and control
    • Artificial lift—gas lift and electrical submersible pumps

    Day 2

    Visit to Schlumberger manufacturing and engineering facilities to view equipment displays, models and demonstrations.

  • Topics

    Basic completion concepts, multilaterals and junctions, sandface completions, multi-stage equipment, intelligent completions, artificial lift.

  • Audience

    Oil and gas well professionals in need to learn basic concepts of well completions.

  • Prerequisites

    Basic knowledge of oil and gas well drilling and operations.

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