May 31, 2024


Description

This course covers fundamental knowledge of geomechanics, and the geomechanical causes of wellbore instability. The learner will see the inputs to a geomechanical model, the key limits to a safe mud window, and be exposed to some geomechanical causes of wellbore instability and possible solutions. Some instability causes discussed will include time dependent wellbore failures, weak bedding planes, fault and fracture slip, and the effects of drilling direction. All topics will include examples of the problem and the solutions.


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Speaker: Dr. David Wiprut
Speaker Dr. David Wiprut

Dr. Wiprut has been working on geomechanics problems in the oil and gas industry since 1996. He received his Ph.D. from Stanford University in 2000 studying the state of stress, wellbore stability (conventional and underbalanced drilling), and fault leakage in the northern North Sea. He has continued to work on …

Dr. Wiprut has been working on geomechanics problems in the oil and gas industry since 1996. He received his Ph.D. from Stanford University in 2000 studying the state of stress, wellbore stability (conventional and underbalanced drilling), and fault leakage in the northern North Sea. He has continued to work on similar issues with Baker Hughes and has accumulated extensive experience working on geomechanics problems throughout the world. Dr. Wiprut oversees external geomechanics training activities worldwide for Baker Hughes, advises on technical issues for projects, and manages the internal geomechanics community of practice.



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Organizer

SPE-GCS Continuing Education Committee


Date and Time

Fri, May 31, 2024

8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central

Pricing

  • Non SPE Member
    $45.00
    (ends 05/31/2024)
  • SPE Member
    $35.00
    (ends 05/31/2024)
  • MiT/Retired
    $20.00
    (ends 05/31/2024)
  • SPE - Student
    $15.00
    (ends 05/31/2024)
  • SPE-GCS Complimentary
    $0.00
    (ends 05/31/2024)
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Location

Baker Hughes - Conference Room

2001 Rankin Rd
Houston, TX 77073
United States of America