SPEI - Horizontal Well Completions

This 1-day course develops strategies for completing horizontal wells.It covers both consolidated and unconsolidated formations and the completions tools and techniques that are used in these applications.

Participants will learn the applications and dynamics of horizontal wells, including, hole displacement, cementing, perforating, openhole completions and stimulation (both sand control and hydraulic fracturing). They will also learn the guidelines for selecting completions in consolidated formations and stand-alone screens and executing horizontal gravel packs in unconsolidated formations.

Topics include:
 • Completion options for consolidated formations
 • Completion comparison for consolidated formations
 • Completion options for unconsolidated formations
 • Zonal isolation and inflow control
 • Displacing the drill-in fluid

Why You Should Attend

Horizontal drilling was a step-change in the industry, but the technology is more expensive and riskier than drilling vertical or deviated wells. As a drilling, completion or reservoir engineer, it is important for you to understand the many challenges and options of horizontal drilling.

Who Should Attend

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

Location: SPEI Houston Training Center
10777 Westheimer Road
Houston , Texas 77042

Date: April 4, 2013, 8:30 a.m. - April 4, 2013, 5:30 p.m.