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

Workovers and Completions

This 5-day course emphasizes the role of engineers and field operators in planning and executing the workover operations to maintain and increase field production and thus add to the profitability and recoverable reserves. It also emphasizes the significance of the team concept as a factor in optimizing operations success. The course is highlighted with open discussions and problem solving shared by the instructor and participants.

Topics covered include safety regulations, operation schedules, procedures and sequences, equipment to be used, service companies’ role, contingency plans and emergency procedures. By the end of this course, attendees will have an understanding of the industry’s advanced technologies in field of designing and executing workover jobs in their respective operations. They will have knowledge of selecting the appropriate method for the particular operation and perform the task in a safe and efficient manner.

Day 1
  • Workover and completion methodology
  • Risk management
  • Well problems and well control
Day 2
  • Cement bond logs
  • Perforating
  • Fracture Gradient
Day 3
  • Sand control management
  • Cement squeezing
  • Acidizing
Day 4
  • Rigless workovers
  • Coiled tubing
  • Fishing
Day 5
  • Completion management
  • Open and cased hole operations
  • Artificial lift systems
Learning activity mix

Drilling, workover, completion and production engineers and managers, reservoir and geology engineers, field maintenance supervisors and operators, Service companies and equipment manufacturing engineers. Safety engineers and personnel selected by their companies for attending special training courses.

It is recommended that participant should have at least 5 years of experience in oil and gas engineering and operations experience in the petroleum industry.

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