Important Material Properties of Tubular and Completion String

It is imperative to understand mechanical properties of tubular because it involves the safety structure of the well. Failure in completion can cause major catastrophic problems in people safety, major loss of expenditure and loss of production from a well.

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Cased Hole Fishing (Video Training)

Cased hole finishing is quite different in term of operation, tools and techniques so people need to fully understand about this topic. The cased hole fishing video training by Weatherford is the last video training for the fishing operation series. This will help you understand about overall about cased hole fishing in many aspects.

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Open Hole Fishing (Video Training)

Open hole fishing is one of the most time consumed operation  because it involves a lot of unknown down hole conditions. In order to have successful fishing operation, it is imperative to fully understand about the open hole fishing tool. The video training below provided by Weatherfor is considered as one of the best fishing operation video training. Additionally, the full video transcription is provided to help people understand this topic.

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Wireline Tool for Fishing Operation (Video Training)

One of the advantages of wireline tool is to be used as a part of finishing operation. This video provided by Weatherford will guide you to understand about wireline tools and their functions in the fishing operation. We also include the full vdo transcript in order to assist learning of people in our industry as usual.

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Overview of Slips and Elevator Used in Upstream Drilling Industry

This article will explain the overview of slips and elevator which are very important tool on the rig.

Slips

Slips are wedge-shaped gripping devices which are used to suspend the drill string in the hole. They fit around the body of drill pipe and wedge in the taper of the rotary table’s opening. Slips have serrated inserts or dies that will grip the outside diameter of the tubular when it is set on the rotary table. To set the slips, rig crews place them around the pipe and the driller then slowly lowers the pipe until the slips can take up the load. The dies in the slips will firmly hold the pipe. In order to remove the slips, rig crew grasp the slip handles and as the driller picks up the pipe, they lift them out of the rotary table opening and set them aside.

You can watch this video to see how the rig crew set and remove the slips

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