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Stuck Pipe and Fishing Operation

Course Purposes

This Stuck Pipe Prevention & Fishing Operations course provides a comprehensive coverage in the industry for understanding and preventing the underlying causes of Stuck Pipe, Wellbore Instability, Loss Circulation, and other sources of non-productive time (NPT) in drilling operations. The course also focuses on correct responses by individuals and teams, early warning signs, and minimizing the impact to drilling operations.

Course Objectives:

By the end of this training course, participants will be able to:
  •   Identify mechanisms and risk factors that lead to stuck pipe incidents (Wellbore Instability, Hole Cleaning, Differential Sticking, and Wellbore Geometry)
  •   Assess mechanics of wellbore stresses and the impact on wellbore stability
  •   Analyze trends to identify early warning signs of developing wellbore problems
  •   Implement effective drilling and tripping practices
  •   Make cost-effective choices in planning fishing operations

Course Contents

Introduction to Stuck Pipe Environment
  •   Introduction to Stuck Pipe
  •   Introduction to Drilling Geology
  •   Well bore Instability: Causes and Remedies
Mechanisms for Stuck Pipe – Causes, Occurrence, Prevention
  •   Solids Pack Off Sticking
  •   Differential Pressure Sticking
  •   Wellbore Geometry Sticking
Stuck Pipe Identification and Prevention
  •   Stuck Pipe Diagnosis and First Responses
  •   Drilling Jar Placement and Operation
  •   Recommended Practices for Stuck Pipe Prevention
Fishing Operations
  •   String Separation Options: Cutting and Back-Off
  •   Fishing Economics
  •   Fishing Tools and Procedures
Plug Back and Side Tracking
  •   Setting Cement Plugs for Side Tracking
  •   Side Tracking Procedures

Course Recipients

  This course is suited for
  •    Mud Engineers
  •    Drilling Supervisors
  •    Drilling Engineers
  •    Tool Pushers
  •    Senior Drillers
  •    Drilling Superintendents


4 Days

Methodology of teaching

Classroom lectures , exercises & Final test


Core Certificate

Available DATE

Duration Start End
4 Days 2018-04-08 2018-04-10 Apply

4 Days 2018-05-20 2018-05-22 Apply

4 Days 2018-08-12 2018-08-14 Apply

4 Days 2018-11-18 2018-11-20 Apply

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