Oil & Gas Training
and Competency Development
Competency Management system SLB NEXT

Gas Well Productivity

The course deals with fundamental concepts of gas well production engineering, gas well performance, gas well completions and gas well operations, supported by numerous exercises.

At the end of the course, Participants wiil be able to participate in multi-disciplinary teams to analyse gas wells performance, select appropriate completions and decide operations in gas wells.


Day 1

Nodal Analysis

  • Introduction
  • 1st Day Quiz
  • Inflow Performance
  • Outflow

Introduction to Completions

  • Well Completion Methods (open hole, slotted liners, pre-perforated liners, screens)


Day 2

Gas Well Completions

  • How and why gas and oil wells completions differ? 
  • Gravel Pack


Day 3

Formation Damage

  • Drilling damage
  • Production damage (fluids invasion, fines migration, scales, sanding)
  • Perforate or stimulate


Day 4

Introduction to Gas Wells Stimulation

  • Types of Acids used in Gas Wells

Fracturing of tight and very tight gas formations

  • Frac initiation
  • Fracturing models
  • Fluids
  • Proppants


Day 5

Lifting systems

  • Velocity string
  • Plunger lift
  • Chemical processes

Well head equipment

  • Compressors
  • Multi-phase pumps

Last Day Quiz

Round Table

Learning activity mix

Production and Reservoir engineers and other professionals dealing with gas wells production concepts.

Nodal Analysis, completions for gas wells, perforations, fracturing of thight sands, formation damage, lifting systems and well head compressores.

General Production Enginering knowledge, preferably in gas wells.

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