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خالد عبد الفتاح أحمد

Associate Professor

عضو هيئة تدريس

كلية الهندسة
Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering Department, College of Engineering, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

PGE 478

The course is designed to provide the techniques and practical applications of horizontal drilling and represents a practical approach to well control and emphasizes the equipment.
The course contains are 

  • Directional and horizontal drilling. Directional and horizontal well planning. Survey tools and practices, measurement while drilling (MWD). Types of horizontal wells. Kick off tools and equipment. Bottom hole assembly in horizontal drilling. Survey calculation methods.
  • Well control in vertical wells. Hydrostatic pressure vs. formation pressure. Types of kick and kick causes. Kick indications. Shut-in procedures. Kill methods and kill procedures. Well-control equipment.
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