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Drilling Engineering 1

  • Course Code :
    PE 305
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Petroleum Engineering

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Area of Study :

To provide a complete understanding of formation pressure perdition and formation fracture pressure calculation and prediction, casing seating depth selection and casing design, cementing operation, and cementing calculations.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- be able to recognize the types formation pressure and the origin of abnormal formation pressure
2- be able to recognize the casing seating depth selection
3- be able to recognize the casing grade and weight selection and cementing

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- demonstrate ability to determine the casing depth and casing grade and weight
2- demonstrate the ability to make all the cementing calculations

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- be able to implement the casing running and cementing operations in a safe manner
2- be able to work in team work

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- be able in interpreting a variable data

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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Overburden Stress 3 1 0
Formation Pressure predictions 4 1 1
Formation Fracture pressure calculation and predictions 4 2 2
Casing seating depth selection 5 1 2
Casing Design 6 2 2
Cementing Operations 6 2 2

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Drilling Engineering 1

Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Weekly oral lectures using white board
Power point presentation and data show with handouts
Short duration video taps

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What

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Books:

Book Author Publisher
Drilling Egineering Azar and Robello PennWell

Course notes :

Handouts

Recommended books :

Oil Well drilling engineering, H. Rabia

Periodicals :

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Web Sites :

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