Pre-Conference Short Course – An Introduction to Safe and Effective Well Operations


Nov 08

Pre-Conference Short Course – An Introduction to Safe and Effective Well Operations



November 8th 2016

From 8:45 for 9:00, ends by 16:30

Venue: Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre (AECC)

SPE ICoTA 22nd European Well Intervention Conference

Pre-conference short course:  Tuesday 8th November 2016

An Introduction to Safe and Effective Well Operations

A short course aimed at beginners, non-specialists or those just looking for a refresher, this CPD and SPE accredited course will provide a brief introduction to the construction of a well and an overview of the different intervention technologies used to safely access and maintain the well throughout the life cycle. 

Delegates will gain an understanding of why and how a well is constructed and the importance of maintaining well control throughout the drilling and completion process. Well interventions including wireline, coiled tubing and hydraulic workover will be introduced and the measure taken to ensure well control is maintained.


0800-0830 Registration and refreshments
0830- 1000 Introduction to Well Construction & Life Cycle Concepts
1000-1015 Refreshments
1015- 1130 Wireline Equipment
1130- 1230 Slickline, Cased Hole/E-line and LWI interventions. 
1230-1330 Lunch
1330-1445 Coiled Tubing Operations
1445-1500 Refreshments
1500-1600 Coiled Tubing Engineering and Hydraulic Workover
1600-1615 Refreshments
1615-1645 Well Barrier philosophy
1645 Course ends


George Galloway, IWCF
Steve Moir, NOV Completion & Production Solutions
Richard Hampson, Halliburton

Cost of attending:

£140 plus VAT for SPE, ICoTA or EI members
£165 plus VAT for non-members
£25 plus VAT for students (places limited) 

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