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Oil & Gas Training
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Deepwater Geohazards

Learning objectives

  • Obtain a good understanding of the geological, geophysical and geomechanical aspects of geohazards, their prediction and mitigation,
  • There will be extra focus on fundamentals of geomechnic and pore pressure modeling.
  • Learn about the potential drilling risks and mitigation.
  • Please note that this is not a drilling deep water course but it complements such course.
  • The course is most suited for  geoscientists, petroleum engineers and drilling engineers who want to know more about geological and geophysical aspects of geohazard.

 

Day 1

Introduction and overview of Geohazard?

  • Key Geohazard Mechanisms
  • Understanding and their predictions
Day 2

Introduction to Geomechanic and Mechanic Earth Modeling

  • Fundamental of geomechanic and its applications in drilling,
Day 3

Pore Pressure and its prediction

  • Basic of pore pressure and over pressure mechanisms
  • Pore pressure prediction methods (pre-drill, while drilling and post drill)
Day 4

Drilling Deep Water Challenges Related to Geohazards?

  •  Identification of geohazard related to drilling A-Z (from platform installation to drilling, completion and production)
Day 5

Geohazard Management Planning Process – Putting it all together

  • Geo-hazards Identification , Understanding risk & Mitigation
Learning activity mix

Geophysicists, geologists and drilling engineers 

Basic understanding of geology and geophysics

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