Cancelled SPEI: Horizontal Well Completions

Speaker Steve Mathis
Steve Mathis is the Product Line Training Manager for Baker Oil Tools in Houston, Texas. He has over 25 years of industry experience including 11 years in the Drilling and Completion Division of Exxon Production Research Company, and 13 years in Sand Control Technical Services for Baker Oil Tools. His ...



Steve Mathis is the Product Line Training Manager for Baker Oil Tools in Houston, Texas. He has over 25 years of industry experience including 11 years in the Drilling and Completion Division of Exxon Production Research Company, and 13 years in Sand Control Technical Services for Baker Oil Tools. His specialization is completion optimization and geomechanics. He has been instrumental in developing procedures for both hard rock and sand control completions for both conventional and horizontal wells. He has a B.S and an M.S. in Geotechnical Engineering, both from the University of Arizona.



Full Description

Course Description

This course develops strategies for completing horizontal wells with either cased or open hole configurations, with or without sand control. It reviews the applications for horizontal wells and discusses drill-in fluids, hole displacement, cementing, perforating, and stimulation.  In addition, the procedural guidelines for selecting stand alone screens and executing horizontal gravel packs are reviewed.  Finally, zonal isolation and inflow control techniques for use with or without sand control are highlighted.

Topics Covered

  • Introduction
  • Horizontal Well Design
  • Completion Options
  • Cased-Hole Horizontal Completions
  • Perforating Horizontal Wells
  • Stimulating Horizontal Wells
  • Open-hole Horizontal Completions
  • Drilling the Open-hole
  • Drill-in Fluids
  • Displacing the Drill-in Fluid
  • Open-hole Completion Design—Sand Control Unnecessary
  • Open-hole Completion Design—Sand Control Necessary
  • Zonal isolation and Inflow Control
  • Summary and Closing Remarks

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for drilling, completion and reservoir engineers and service company personnel involved with planning, drilling, completing and operating horizontal wells.

CEUs

0.8 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) awarded for this 1-day course.

For more details, please contact us at trainingcourses@spe.org

Organizer Chiwila Mumba-Black

When?

Tue, Oct. 26, 2010
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. US/Central

Where?

Houston Training Center
10777 Westheimer Road Suite 1075
Houston, Texas 77042
USA

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