Deep water well engineering - PTRL6031

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Petroleum Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: enrolment in Petroleum Open Learning program

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Deep water description:
  • Introduction to deep water environment.
  • Drilling rigs and associated drilling facilities and equipment.
  • Estimation of power requirement for deep water drilling operations.
  • Marine riser and associated equipment for deployment and operation of dual gradient drilling fluid density.
  • Subsea well head for both drilling and completion (including installation procedures and operations).
  • Subsea well planing and well construction.
  • Contract management.
  • Case study.


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