Completion Operations

This course details basic explanations, followed by detailed description of completion operations, equipment and tools. The focus includes design issues from a dynamic perspective and highlights static design short-comings, field-based application workflows, monitoring methods for recognition of developing problems, preventative and repair solutions.

Content duration: (9:03 hours)

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    Chapter 2 - Cementing – Primary Isolation

    2.01 Cementing - Primary Isolation (20 min.)

    2.02 Comparison of costs – efficiency and weather factors for completion options (19 min.)

    Chapter 3 - Basics of Wellheads, Trees, Chokes and Flanges

    3.01 Flanges, Trees & Valves (12 min.)

    3.02 Production Chokes (15 min.)

    Chapter 4 – Completion Options

    4.01 Factors that Drive Completion Choices (24 min.)

    4.02 Type of Completion System (24 min.)

    4.03 Dissolvable Plugs, Sleeves & Balls (11 min.)

    Chapter 5 - Perforating - Establishing Flow Between Formation & Wellbore

    5.01 Types of Perforators (13 min.)

    5.02 Perforating (12 min.)

    5.03 Perforating Design (19 min.)

    5.04 Downhole Perforation Performance (20 min.)

    5.05 Perforating Multiple Strings of Pipe (9 min.)

    5.06 Explosive Safety Information for Observers (5 min.)

    Chapter 6 - Sand Control Options & Operations

    6.01 Unstable Formations (16 min.)

    6.02 Sand Control Methods (18 min.)

    6.03 Things that cause screens to fail… (11 min.)

    6.04 Gravel Packs (16 min.)

    6.05 Screens, Packers, Crossovers (7 min.)

    6.06 Advanced Performance Gravel Packs (13 min.)

    Chapter 7 - Acids, Acidizing & Backflow

    7.01 Acidizing Basics and Failure Causes (32 min.)

    7.02 Acids (25 min.)

    7.03 Acid Fracturing (7 min.)

    7.04 Sandstone Acidizing (6 min.)

    7.05 Acid Diverting (13 min.)

    7.06 Acid Backflow (12 min.)

    Chapter 8 - Fracturing Issues - During Pumping

    8.01 Fracturing Design - Theory & Reality (32 min.)

    8.02 Watching the Fracturing Pump Chart (14 min.)

    Chapter 9 - Fracture Driven Interactions - Casing Damage & Frac Hits

    9.01 Casing Deformation (30 min.)

    9.02 Erosion (6 min.)

    9.03 Fracture Driven Interactions (Frac Hits) (22 min.)

    Chapter 10 - Fracturing Flowback & Well Cleanup After Shut-in

    10.01 Plug type selection (27 min.)

    10.02 Look at the Pieces (15 min.)