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Oil and Gas

Stuck Pipe Prevention

Course Description

This course discusses the various causes of stuck pipes and possibly methods of avoiding stuck pipes and solutions to dealing with a stuck pipe. Aimed at well engineers, drilling supervisors and drilling personnel, the course will provide the knowledge and skills to effectively reduce the incidents and related costs of the drilling process by preventing stuck pipe incidents. Stuck pipe is currently one of the most frequent causes of non-productive time and should not be considered as an inevitable drilling hazard. This short course develops an understanding of how stuck pipe prevention can be managed through improved well design and construction process.