Oil & Gas Training
and Competency Development

Location Pau, France
Start02 Jul 2018
End06 Jul 2018
Discipline Drilling Engineering ,
Deepwater Exploration and Production
LevelFoundation
Duration5 Days
CostEUR 3,400.00
Delivery Mechanism Classroom



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Introduction to Deepwater Rig Operations

This course will describe the different types of deepwater drilling units, all their necessary specific equipment and techniques to spud a well. The goal being to transmit to all participants a good knowledge on:

  • Floating drilling rigs (SS / DPDS) and their specific equipment for drilling wells in deep water depth zones (300 - 3000 mtr)
  • Techniques and methods deployed from the arrival of a floating drilling units on a location till the cementation of the conductor casing
  • Major issues and solutions faced in deepwater drilling operations
  • The environmental forces and their impacts on deepwater operations
  • Agenda
  • Topics
  • Audience
  • Prerequisites
  • Location
  • Agenda

    Day 1

    Floating Drilling Units

                 * Historic

                 * Semi Submersibles and Drillships

                 * Environment

                 * Rig Motions 

                 * Storage and Handling Systems

                 * Rig Inspection and Selection

                 * Marine Support Vessels 

     

    VESSEL STABILITY

                 * Stability Theory & Calculations

                 * Stability at large angles of inclination

                 * Ballast Control 

                 * Damage Flooding Countermeasures

    Day 2

    MOORING SYSTEMS

                 * Mooring principles, hardware, design, analysis and deployment

                 * Spread Mooring Systems

                 * Anchor handling Vessels (AHV)

                 * Anchor Revovery

                 * Special Operations and New Technology

     

    DYNAMIC POSITIONING OPERATIONS

                * Dynamic positioning system

                * Position Reference Systems

                * Thrusters 

                * Power systems 

                * DP Systems reliability and operations

                * Drive off / Drift analysis 

    Day 3

    OPEN WATER OPERATIONS

                * Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVS)

                * Subsea Wellhead Componets 

                * Structural Casing, Condutor Casing

     

    RISER SYSTEMS

                * Riser System Components, drilling riser and connectors

                *Choke and Kill Lines, auxiliary lines

               * Buoyancy 

               * Telescoping (Slip) Joint

               * Riser Tensioners 

               * Ball / Flex Joints

               * Emergency Disconnect & Hang off 

               * High Current Operations 

    Day 4

    SUBSEA WELLHEADS & CASING OPERATIONS

              * Equipment and Running Tool Description

              * Casing Operations

              * Cementing Equipment and Operations

              * Other Special Operations

     

    BOP Equipment

              * Wellhead & LMRP Connectors

              * RAM, Annular Preventers, choke and kill lines

              * Flexible choke and kill lines 

              * Lower Marine Riser Package (LMRP)

              * Hose bundle, hose reel and rigid conduit

              * Control systems and nultiplex

              * BOP Control POD, backup systems

              * BOP Stack testing

    Day 5

    EMERGENCY DISCONNECT

             * Alarms, sequencing and timing 

             * Spaceout and drillpipe hangoff 

             * Operating procedures

             * Emergency Disconnect sequence 

             * Motion Compesation 

             * Wellbore Reentry

    PLUG & ABANDONMENT

             * Abandonment Regulations, guidelines 

             * Isolating zones; open hole, open hole @ casing shoe, liner tops, annular spaces

             * Surface plugs 

             * Subsea Wellhead Removal 

             * Guidebase Removal and well abandonment

  • Topics

    • Semi Submersible (SS)
    • Dynamically Positioned Drillship (DPDS)
    • Riser
    • BOP
    • Wellheads
    • Tensioners
    • Mooring, Dynamic positioning
    • Environmental forces
    • Arriving location and cementing conductor
  • Audience

    • Operators
    • Drilling Supervisors
    • Junior Company Representatives
    • Newly comers entering the deep water drilling activity new managers; Drilling Contractor personnel involved in Drilling, Marine, Maintenance, Supervision, Management and Service Companies, Management and Team Leaders.
  • Prerequisites

    Participants should be knowledgable of basic drilling operations and have an understanding of the marine environment for drilling operations. Offshore drilling experience is beneficial.

  • Prerequisites

  • Location

    Pau

    The historic town of Pau has a mild climate, numerous parks and gardens, and stunning views of the Pyrenees Mountains.

    Pau Château

    The town and surrounding region are renowned for excellent food and superb local delicacies and offer a wide range of sporting events and activities to keep you entertained on evening and weekends. Pau is home to several top national sports teams (basketball, rugby, handball), the oldest golf course in continental Europe and superb new spa facilities, and is just a stone’s throw from ski slopes, mountain trails and sandy beaches.

    The NExT Training Centre Pau is easily accessible via regular international flights to Pau Pyrenees Airport and TGV rail links from Paris. NExT can help you with organizing your local transport and accommodation.

    • Timezone : GMT+01:00, Europe (Paris)
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