Course Information

Duration (hours)   
39
ECTs5
PracticeSimulation
Instructor(s)

Mr. Dimitrios Skerletis, Operational Excellence Lead Engineer, Ocean Rig

Mrs. Despina Bouchli, Drilling Operations Engineer, Ocean Rig

 

 

Description

Design and construction of vertical, deviated and horizontal wells in both onshore and offshore explorations. Pore pressure estimation, drilling equipment and procedures, hydraulics, casing and cementing and well control.

 

Syllabus

1st  Lecture

Rotary Drilling  History

2nd  Lecture

Preliminary Well Design

3rd  Lecture

Completion Design

4th  Lecture

Casing Design

5th  Lecture

Directional Drilling

6th  Lecture

Drill Bit Technology

7th  Lecture

Drill String Basics

8th  Lecture

Drilling Program

9th  Lecture

Well Control

10thLecture

Drilling Fluids & Hydraulics

11thLecture

Casing Running & Cementing

12thLecture

Drilling Problems

13thLecture

Formation Evaluation

Petroleum Engineering postgraduate program of the Technical University of Crete is a one-year, full-time program, designed to provide students with a scientific background in hydrocarbon exploration and skills in the practical aspects of petroleum engineering. The program begins in October, and leads to a Master of Science (MSc) degree. The program is run by the School of Mineral Resources Engineering.