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Well Integrity Technologies (PRE17)

  • 17-20 September 20184 daysBogota, ColombiaCourse Fee: 3990 USD


This course covers the main aspects of Well Integrity, starting with the construction of the well. Keeping the well operation within the safety envelope is critical for any oil & gas operator (well integrity).
Well integrity technologies are focusing on monitoring problematic wells, diagnosing the causes of those problems, and implementing techniques to mitigate and/or repair those problems in order to keep the wells operating safely and avoid release of hydrocarbons to environment.

Course Level: Skill
Instructor: Antonio Abreu

Designed for you, if you are...

  • A petroleum or production engineer
  • A drilling or completion engineer
  • Oil field technical staff

How we build your confidence

  • The course will be presented using properly designed slides, some with animation and several videos on relevant issues
  • Teaching methods include also calculations on related issues
  • Several examples of SAP (Sustainable Annulus Pressures) investigation will be presented

The benefits from attending

By the end of the course you will feel confident in your understanding of:

  • The fundamentals of well integrity monitoring and all implications on production efficiency
  • How to monitor and identify well integrity problems and technical procedures available for their mitigation


Introduction to Well Integrity
  • What is well integrity?
  • Well integrity standards
  • Problematic wells
  • Well integrity failures
  • Well barriers philosophy
  • Importance of SC-SSSV and control line
  • Performance indicators
  • Leak detection techniques
  • Uneven depletion and cross-flow
  • Well management and control
  • Scale and asphaltene management
  • Corrosion management
  • Investigation of a real SAP case (practical example)

Monitoring Annulus Pressure and Investigating Causes
  • Monitoring annulus pressures
  • Evolution of burst and collapse pressures
  • Three corrosion modules and MAASP evolution
  • Downhole material selection
  • Well schematics and basic design
  • Importance of cement job quality
  • Cement evaluation tools
  • Forms of corrosion
  • SSC sulfide cracking and its prevention
  • CO2 corrosion
  • Investigation of a real SAP case (practical example)

Corrosion Monitoring and Mitigation
  • CO2/H2S metal loss regimes
  • CRA corrosion resistance alloys
  • Control / mitigation of corrosion
  • Corrosion monitoring
  • Corrosion logs
  • Corrosion-tubing leaks
  • Consequences of well integrity degradation
  • Corrosion mitigation and prevention
  • Surface casing repairs
  • Temporary well abandonment
  • Casing perforation best practices
  • Risk assessment
  • Investigation of a real SAP case (practical example)

Integrity of Well Heads, Hazop and Risk Assessment
  • Review of primary cementing and well integrity
  • Downtime and maintenance costs
  • Testing seals on well heads
  • Well maintenance and managing risk
  • Well integrity in a nutshell
  • Hazop & risk assessment
  • Investigation of a real SAP case (practical example)




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