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Drilling Engineering 1

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

Instructor information :

Area of Study :

1. Prepare students to understand and calculate all types of pressure and temperature. 2. Develop students’ skills to design drill string, rotary drilling bits. 3. Selection of drilling fluids and details understanding of drilling fluids planning, operations and contamination 4. Train students for drilling programming.

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Drilling Engineering 1

Systems of units, down hole pressure and temperature relations, drill string design, hosting, rotary drilling bits (cone bits, PDC bits, diamond bits), bit selection, mud engineering (functions, types, properties, calculations and conditioning), rig hydraulics.

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Drilling Engineering 1

Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Define basis of Drilling Engineering needs for Well Planning
2- Describe fundamentals of Well Design related to Pressures and Temperatures
3- Explain Drilling Rigs (both Onshore and Offshore), Rig Systems and Rigs Power Design
4- Explain principles of Drill String Design; Drilling Bits
5- Describe Drilling Hydraulics and Optimum Hydraulic Program design
6- Explain Drilling Fluids: Function, Types and Inhibitions
7- Recognize safety for drilling HSE

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Apply methods and techniques in solving problems related to drilling problems
2- Solve problem of drill string design
3- Apply theories and techniques in planning of oil wells problems

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Use software tool in solving drilling problems
2- Writing technical report on drilling operations

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Work in team and solve problems
2- Develop communication skills

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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Pressures and Temperatures 3 1 0
Drilling bottom hole assemblies design and function 4 1 1
Drilling bits 4 2 2
Drilling Fluids 5 1 2
Hydraulics 6 2 2
Cement calculations and mechanics 6 2 2
Introduction to directional drilling

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Drilling Engineering 1

Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lecturing
Discussion
Problem Solving
Laboratory

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Assignments 10.00
Final Exam 40.00
Lab 10.00
Midterm Exam 30.00 7
Performance 10.00

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Books:

Book Author Publisher
Drilling Egineering Azar and Robello PennWell

Course notes :

Handouts

Recommended books :

1. AMOCO, Shell and Eni Drilling Manuals; Drilling Engineering Series, 2014. 2. Halliburton Sperry sun / Baroid, Schlumbergeer and BHI field practical applications 3. Well Engineering design and new technologies (SPT, Oil and Gas Journal, Drilling tools etc.) 4. IWCF and UMM communities

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