Sand Control Design and Execution Series


Disciplines: Completions | Drilling | Production and Operations

Course Description

This training course is presented to you in a series consisting of three parts. Throughout the series, we will discuss sand control considerations involved in drilling and completing a well, including the various sand control techniques available for cased and open hole completions.

For more information on each course, please access the links below:

Part 1: Introduction to Sand Control

Part 2: Cased Hole Sand Control

Part 3: Open Hole Sand Control 

 

Learning Level

Introductory to Intermediate

Course Length

Part 1: 2 Half Days

Part 2: 4 Half Days

Part 3: 4 Half Days

Why Attend

Throughout the series, participants will gain a good understanding of:

  • Sand control techniques used across the industry, including their advantages and limitations
  • Operational consideration and differences between various sand control treatments
  • Sand control design, including screen and gravel selection
  • Gravel placement techniques for both open and cased hole wells
  • Perforation techniques for gravel packing
  • Design of gravel packs for cased hole wells
  • Practical exercise on cased hole gravel pack below fracture pressure and high rate water pack
  • Design of standalone screen completions in open hole
  • Design of gravel placement techniques for open hole gravel pack
  • Practical exercise on alpha-beta packing and shunt tube packing

Who Attends

The series is developed for drilling, completion, and production personnel looking to gain a better understanding of sand control completions and operations, regardless of their experience level.

Other technical disciplines include:

  • Field engineer/specialist/technician
  • Completion engineer
  • Production engineer
  • Drilling engineer
  • Product development engineer
  • Research engineer

Special Requirements

Students must bring their own laptops. Participants will be provided with access to an industry-standard sand control software package during the course.

CEUs

1.6 CEUs are awarded for this 2-day course.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be received no later than 14 days prior to the course start date. Cancellations made after the 14-day window will not be refunded. Refunds will not be given due to no show situations.

Training sessions attached to SPE conferences and workshops follow the cancellation policies stated on the event information page. Please check that page for specific cancellation information.

SPE reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule courses at will. Notification of changes will be made as quickly as possible; please keep this in mind when arranging travel, as SPE is not responsible for any fees charged for cancelling or changing travel arrangements.

We reserve the right to substitute course instructors as necessary.

Instructor

Kesavan Govinathan is a Technical Sales Engineer based in Asia with DuneFront and works internationally to support a wide variety of sand control projects. Prior to joining DuneFront, he worked for Halliburton in field engineering and technical advisory roles providing sand control and simulation related services across Asia-Pacific. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in chemical engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and has also authored a number of presentations and technical papers in the field of sand control, sand consolidation, and well stimulation.

06 - 07 Dec 2021
Virtual [MYT; UTC+8]

Course timing:
1300 – 1800 hours (UTC +8)

SPE Members
Super Early Bird: USD 300
Early Bird: USD 350
Standard: USD 400

NonMembers
Super Early Bird: USD 400
Early Bird: USD 450
Standard: USD 500

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14 - 17 Feb 2022
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Held in conjunction with SPE Virtual Workshop: Sand Control and Management - Converting Past Failures and Learnings into Future Success

Course timing:
1300 – 1700 hours (UTC +8)

SPE Members
Super Early Bird: USD 550
Early Bird: USD 650
Standard: USD 750

NonMembers
Super Early Bird: USD 750
Early Bird: USD 850
Standard: USD 950

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04 - 07 Apr 2022
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Held in conjunction with SPE Virtual Workshop: Sand Control and Management - Converting Past Failures and Learnings into Future Success

Course timing:
1300 – 1700 hours (UTC +8)

SPE Members
Super Early Bird: USD 550
Early Bird: USD 650
Standard: USD 750

NonMembers
Super Early Bird: USD 750
Early Bird: USD 850
Standard: USD 950

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Register