Course Objectives

  • Create awareness of the role of Petroleum Geomechanics in optimizing petroleum engineering operations.
  • Provide an understanding of guidelines and models that govern the role of rock mechanics in drilling and production operations.
  • Assist technical staff in planning and decision making
  • Use Petroleum Geomechanics principles in well design methodology and data acquisition.
  • Provide solutions to wellbore stability problems in well construction
  • Provide analytical tools for Petroleum Engineers and Geoscientists for solutions to problems in drilling, reservoir, and production problems.
  • Provide practical methods for reduction of Non-Productive Time in Well delivery 

Course Outline: 

  • Introductory Concepts And Overview Of Geomechanics
  • Basic Geological Concepts & Operations 
  • Stress-Strain Definitions
  • Theory Of Rock Deformation 
  • Pore Pressure & Fracture Gradient Relationships
  • Abnormal Pressures In  Well Operations
  • Insitu Stress And Effective Stress Concepts
  • Rock Failure And Rock Strength 
  • Wellbore Instability Management
  • Well Instability Modelling & Prediction
  • Practical Wellbore Stability Management

Facilitator: Professor Adewale Dosunmu, Petroleum Engineering Coach & Well Engineering Consultant

Course Duration: October 20th-23rd, 9 am- 12 noon, 2 pm-4 pm WAT

Mode of Delivery: Zoom

Cost: $2500 (Discount available for more than five registered persons in an organizations)

Contact Information

Phone contacts
Evelyn: +2348064762324
Wale: +2348033124495

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