Well Engineering and Production > Sand Control Operations – Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT)

About this Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) 

This intensive 5 half-day Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) course is designed to provide participants with a thorough knowledge of downhole sand exclusion equipment and the operational procedures required for converting a drilled well into an efficient and safe producer.

The VILT course will adopt a practical approach for the various types of sand control equipment, specific applications, the preparation and the final execution and installation of the equipment.

Upon completion of this VILT course, participants will be able to:

  • List well data needed for sand exclusion design
  • Illustrate different types of equipment
  • Describe the application of different sand exclusion methods
  • Prepare a list of Sand Exclusion Installation Equipment
  • Determine the selection of suitable completions fluids
  • Explain post job graphs
  • Describe common issues/problems and suitable mitigations
  • Describe the procedures for running various types of sand control equipment
  • Describe different methods of gravel packing
  • Identify the critical QA/QC processes

This VILT course is aimed primarily at completions and drilling engineers. It is also targeted at those that are influenced by sand control (e.g. reservoir, production and petroleum engineers) and those with responsibilities for implementing sand control (i.e. service companies).

The VILT course will benefit:

  • Completion Engineers
  • Intervention Engineers
  • Well Site Leaders
  • Entry Level/Support Personnel
  • Well Site Managers
  • Those involved in Cross-Discipline Training

The VILT course will be delivered online in 5 half-day sessions comprising 4 hours per day, with 2 breaks of 10 minutes per day.

Course Duration: 5 half-day sessions, 4 hours per session (20 hours in total).

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

Thanks! I got excellent knowledge on sand control

Team Leader, Hess Indonesia

Excellent new course! Learn a lot about sand control and how it will contribute to my work

Production Technologist, Shell

The course was very comprehensive and useful

Head Technical Services, Scomi Oiltools

Good duration and good supporting materials. Plenty of discussion and exercises too

Production Engineer, Petrofac

Very useful training

Production Superintendent, Total E & P Indonesia

Good basic fundamental on sand control

Application Engineer, Weatherford