Well Engineering and Production > Completion Design - Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT)

About this Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT)

This 8 half-day Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) course is aimed at engineers and supervisors who already have a basic understanding of well construction methods but who would benefit from a more detailed knowledge of completion design. The VILT course will concentrate on the important aspects of completion design and what makes a safe and efficient well.

A common thread of practical examples will be used throughout the VILT course in the form of a case study or “red-thread” exercise. The case study is based around data all taken from a single field where those attending will work through all the basic issues of a completion design. The exercises associated with the case study is performed in the student’s own time after each of the formal sessions. However, at the start of the next day, the case study is reviewed and discussed. The whole case study will continue through all sessions, with each element being reviewed at the start of the next session. There is no ‘right’ answer to the exercise – producing interesting discussions!

The purpose of the VILT course is not to go over specific equipment in detail. Teaching methods include presentations, videos, and animations and the case study.

By the end of this VILT course, participants should have:

  • A good understanding of the completion design process and what makes a good completion design
  • The importance of the installation process (completion running) in the design process
  • An appreciation of new and developing completion techniques (intelligent wells)

This VILT course will benefit engineers and field-based personnel such as completion supervisors and production engineers. It is also suitable for completion vendors, specialists such as chemists and subsurface personnel including geologists, reservoir engineers and petrophysicists.

The VILT course will be delivered online in 8 half-day sessions comprising 4 hours per day, with 2 breaks of 10 minutes per day.

Course Duration: 8 half-day sessions, 4 hours per session (32 hours in total).

Your expert course leader has 30 years of oil and gas industry experience. A first class degree in geophysics and a master degree in Petroleum Engineering was a prelude to seven years with BP as a petroleum engineer. He left BP and following a short spell in Camco, jointly founded ICE Energy. After six years of completions and petroleum engineering consultancy and training, ICE Energy merged with TRACS International, where he continued with petroleum and completion engineering studies, leading integrated teams, and developing / delivering training courses for a variety of different clients in diverse world-wide locations. In the last five years, he is independent again – focusing on technical consulting and course delivery.

To further optimise your learning experience from our courses, we also offer individualized “One to One” coaching support for 2 hours post training. We can help improve your competence in your chosen area of interest, based on your learning needs and available hours. This is a great opportunity to improve your capability and confidence in a particular area of expertise. It will be delivered over a secure video conference call by one of our senior trainers. They will work with you to create a tailor-made coaching program that will help you achieve your goals faster.
Request for further information about post training coaching support and fees applicable for this.

Learn what past participants have said about EnergyEdge training courses

The trainer is very knowledgeable . This course is relevant and highly recommended.

Completion Engineer, Woodside

The best trainer who can teach completion course! This course is highly recommended.

Well Intervention Engineer, Murphy Oil

Very interesting and worth every minute spent.

Well Intervention Completion Engineer, Carigali Hess

It was a great experience and good technical enhancement. I personally feel benefitted by this course,

Senior Petroleum Engineer, Cairn India

Excellent training. There is a balanced mix of theories and real world application and field experience by the trainer.

Technical Services Manager, MITA Oilfield Services

This is a very practical course on completion design.

Principal Completion Engineer, Cairn India

The course is excellent and the instructor is highly experienced. He really knows the material.

Completions Engineer, Caigali Hess Operating Company

A very good introduction to completion design.

Scomi Oil Tools

A very good course that captured most of completion aspects.

PT Pertamina Hulu Energy

Great course with good materials and discussion.