Stuck Pipe Prevention & Fishing
12 November 2013 - 14 November 2013
Manila, Phillippines

Stuck Pipe Prevention & Fishing

Stuck pipe is one of the most common and serious drilling problems. It can range in severity from minor inconvenience, which can increase costs slightly, to major complications, which can have significantly negative results, such as loss of the drill string or complete loss of the well. To avoid stuck pipe and correct it efficiently, it is important to understand the various causes and symptoms so that proper preventive measures and treatments can be taken. Preventing stuck pipe incidents can save thousands of dollars in non-productive time!

The 5 day Stuck Pipe Prevention & Fishing Training Course is broken up into a 3 day session on Stuck Pipe Prevention and a 2 day session on Fishing.

The 3 day session on Stuck Pipe Prevention focuses on key mechanisms which pipe becomes stuck and how the sticking mechanisms can be prevented through proper planning an operational procedures. It also covers driller’s first actions to maximize the chances of becoming free. Instead of loaded with theoretical information, participants will work through actual stuck pipe case histories, and receive hands-on practice of setting prevention measures and what needs to be done to get free. Delegates work through actual Stuck Pipe case histories, identifying the sticking

The 2 day session on Fishing focuses upon how it can be a success first time. To maximize their learning, delegates work through actual fishing case histories and follow proven procedures and methodologies.

By attending this training course, you will gain the following

  • Find out why and how drill pipe becomes stuck and what you need to do to prevent it
  • Understand what a driller needs to do during “First Actions” upon becoming stuck
  • Understanding high risk conditions and causes of stuck pipe
  • Understand completely the content of the Driller’s Stuck Pipe Prevention Handbook
  • How can you fish successfully the first time – be equipped with information, tools, techniques, practices and procedures required
  • Driller’s Fishing Handbook – understanding and applying the techniques
  • Actual fishing case histories and proven procedures and methodologies

Key Topics Covered

Stuck Pipe Prevention
24-26 February 2014

  • Types of stuck, Causes of stucks
  • Rock type characteristics and relationship to hole problems
  • Hole Pack Off & Bridging
  • Differential Sticking
  • Formulation & Wellbore Geometry Related Problems
  • Hole Cleaning
  • Mud engineering responsibilities & drilling muds
  • Tools, Equipment & Systems
  • Operational Optimization
  • First & Prevention Actions
  • Case histories of stuck pipe prevention


Fishing Course
27-28 February 2014

  • Situational Assessment
  • Downhole Operations
  • Inventory
  • Fishing Coiled Tubing
  • Cost effective choices in planning fishing operations
  • Tubing punchers and tubing cutters.
  • Freeing pipe detection and back off
  • Pipe cleaning tools
  • Fishing tools
  • Casing Patch

Who Should Attend

  • Drilling Engineers
  • Drilling Supervisors && Superintendents
  • Tool Pushers
  • Drilling Contractors and Service Company Personnel
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