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Intoduction to oil well drilling

  • Course Code :
    PE 202
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    2.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Petroleum Engineering

Instructor information :

Area of Study :

To provide an over view of drilling process including the rig types, rig components and functions, , hoisting system, rotating system, circulating system, well control system, calculations of fastline, deadline and derrick load, drill string stresses and design, functions of drilling fluids, mud types and formulation, mud calculations

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Intoduction to oil well drilling

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Intoduction to oil well drilling

Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- be able to recognize the different types of drilling rigs and rig components
2- be able to recognize hoisting system components and calculations of fastline, deadline and crownload
3- be able to recognize the drill string stand and specifications, and drilling fluid functions

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- demonstrate ability to formulate drilling fluids and design drillstring
2- demonstrate the ability in calculating the fastline, deadline and derrick load

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- be able to implement the drilling techniques 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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Intoduction to oil well drilling

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Types of Drilling Rigs 2 1 1
Drilling Rig Components 4 2 2
Calculations of fastline, deadline and derrick load 2 1 1
Drill string stresses and design 4 2 2
Functions of drilling fluids 4 2 2
Mud types and formulation, mud calculations 6 3 3

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Intoduction to oil well drilling

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
assignments 20.00 1
attendance 10.00 1
final exam 40.00 14
midterm-1 15.00 7
midterm-2 15.00 12

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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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