SPEI: Casing and Tubing Design Seminar

Speaker Peter Erpelding
Viking Engineering Peter Erpelding is a consulting engineer for Viking Engineering specializing in mechanical and thermal analysis of drilling and completion equipment. He is heavily involved in engineering projects on deep water, high pressure, high temperature, and highly corrosive reservoirs. He has conducted numerous software training courses, and casing/tubing design seminars. Before ...


Viking Engineering

Peter Erpelding is a consulting engineer for Viking Engineering specializing in mechanical and thermal analysis of drilling and completion equipment. He is heavily involved in engineering projects on deep water, high pressure, high temperature, and highly corrosive reservoirs. He has conducted numerous software training courses, and casing/tubing design seminars. Before joining Viking, he spent four years with Schlumberger and seven years with OTS. He has an additional seven years of teaching experience in reactor physics, thermodynamics, and heat transfer. He has served on the faculty of the U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Naval Nuclear Power School and Johns Hopkins University.


 

Full Description

Intended Audience

Drilling engineers, completion engineers, and drilling supervisors who desire to gain additional insight into casing and tubing design.

Description

This course covers all relevant subjects required to understand the structural mechanics of downhole tubulars and gain proficiency and confidence in developing safe and cost-effective casing and tubing designs. Material aspects, connection selection, performance properties, load cases, design factors, and buckling are just a few of the many topics that are covered. Attendees are encouraged to bring well designs and well problems, both past and present, to use as in-class exercises.

 

Topics Covered

  • Casing and Tubing Design
  • Purpose of Tubular Strings
  • Material Aspects
  • Tubular Performance Properties
  • Calculated-Tension, Compression, Burst, Collapse, and Yield and Threshold Strength
  • Fundamental Design Principles
  • Casing Loading and Design Considerations
  • Hand Calculations
  • Applications
 
 

To Register, please go to

www.spe.org/go/TrainingSchedule

Organizer Chiwila Mumba-Black

When?

Thu, Jan. 21 - Fri, Jan. 22, 2010
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. US/Central

Where?

SPE Houston Office
10777 Westheimer Rd, Suite 1075
Houston, TX 77042
USA

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