Well Completion Design & Productivity (Advanced)


By the end of this course, participant will be able to:

  • Reduce completion time and costs with the right design and obtain supply reduced later work over expense at the same time

  • Find out how many stuck packers are not really stuck

  • Improve productivity and reduce tubing costs

  • Discover how to effectively complete for maximum artificial lift benefit


  • Introduction to completion technology
  • Factors effects completion design
  • Well condition
  • Well depth
  • Formation type
  • Production interval
  • Completion principles
  • Well hydraulics
  • Tubing stretch selections -Gas Velocity
  • Partial pressure
  • Basic completion equipment
  • Packers
  • Permanent packers
  • Retrievable packers ( Hydraulic- Hydrostatic Mechanical)
  • Flow control equipment
  • Safety valves
  • Completion accessories(expansion joint flow coupling – blast joint)
  • Packer and tubing effect
  • Packer design and goals
  • Hydraulics of Packers
  • Tubular Elongation ad shortening Temperature
  • Ballooning
  • Helical Buckling
  • Type of completion :
  • Single /single selective.
  • Dual
  • Lateral
  • Monobore
  • Gravel pack
  • How to design & set up a completion
  • Tubing movement calculations and analysis
  • Metal Selection
  • Elastorner Selection

Who Can Benefit?

Drilling engineers, drilling supervisors, senior engineers and team leaders in drilling engineering/ operations