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    Frac Pack and High Rate Water Pack (HRWP) - RILS

    This is a virtual course under Remote Instructor Led Series (RILS), delivered in two half-days in daily 4-hour sessions. The course describes fundamentals of Frac Pack and HRWP that apply to the design of these type of sand exclusion completions.

    Being a practical application of these fundamentals, the course starts explaining basic concepts related to frac pack and HRWP and follows with series of training exercises, pedagogically executed, that can be used in the future as guidelines to solve real challenges.

    Softcopies of the slides will be sent to the Attendants. The Attendants will have to print hardcopies to be used during the lecture; formulas and exercises will be provided electronically in the form of a toolbox - a Practical Companion to Frac Pack and HRWP.

    A pre-course quiz will be electronically sent to the Attendants to enable the Instructor to adjust the lecture to optimum effciency, and a last-day quiz will measure improvement.

    At the end of the course, Attendants will become conversant in the applications of Frac Pack and HRWP.

    Day 1
    • Introduction
    • Principals of Hydraulic Fracturing
    • Revision of Gravel Pack techniques
    • Frac Pack applications, advantages and limitations
    • Exercises
    Day 2
    • Frac Pack proppants
    • Frac Pack fluids
    • Open Hole Frac Pack
    • HRWT applications
    • Exercises

    Production, Stimulation, Reservoir and Drilling and Completion Engineers, and other professionals requiring the fundamentals of the discipline. The course is particularly interesting to new comers and those taking new jobs related to Well Completions and Sand Control.

    Attendants need basic knowledge of oil and gas subsurface production, well completions, sand control, wellbore stimulation and hydraulic fracturing, and a degree in a scientific or engineering discipline.

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