Stuck Pipe & Fishing - Training in Drilling Operations

Locations Offered

Houston Training Center   → Register now!

Course Fees

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The objective of this course is to present methods of preventing and freeing stuck pipe, and also to present the philosophy and methodology of fishing. A review of common fishing tools and their uses will also be presented. The course is designed for supervisors with knowledge of normal drilling operations.
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How We Teach the Course

In addition to lecture with whiteboard & PowerPoint, we use discussion, exercises, workshops & homework to reinforce the subjects taught.
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Topics Covered

The following topics are covered in the SPF course:
  • Problem Solving Model
  • Hole Trends
  • Causes of Deviation Problems
  • Differential Sticking & Fluid Spotting Technique
  • Mechanical Sticking
  • Shales
  • Hole Cleaning
  • Kick-Off Plugs
  • Fishing Operations
  • Fishing Tools Overview
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Cancellation Policy

We request that all cancellations be made at least one week before the class start date. You may reschedule this class without any penalty. However, a $250 fee will be charged for cancellations received less than one week before a class begins and for no-shows. Cancellation penalties and any fees incurred by Well Academy Murchison will be deducted from refunds.
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