US Land Focused Horizontal & ERD Operational Training Course

March 12-14, 2019 | Denver, CO, USA

Speaker TBD

The price of the course includes the following: Training materials, continental breakfast, lunch and a networking evening hosted by K&M. 

3-Day Permian Focused Horizontal & ERD Operational Training Course

K&M Technology Group, the world-leader in horizontal drilling techniques is offering our 3-Day Permian Focused Horizontal & ERD Operational Training course for the Drilling and Completions Professionals looking to take their skills to the next level. For more than 25 years, K&M has been honing the industry's engineering skills by working with major and independent operators all over the world to achieve operational success and world-records year after year.

Our clients have come to expect the elimination of stuck pipe incidents, reduced NPT, increased drilling performance, and cost reduction when K&M's aggressive and innovative planning and operational best practices are applied.

Who should attend: Drilling & Completions Superintendents, Rigsite Company Reps, Tool Pushers, Drillers, Directional Drillers, Mud Engineers.

Reasons you should attend:

  • You would like to increase performance by strategically determining your drilling efficiency
  • Your wells experience hole cleaning problems at inclinations above 40 degrees
  • Pumping sweeps and wiper trips do not seem to help
  • You have to backream to get out of the hole
  • Your horizontal wells always come in way over budget
  • You had stuck pipe and had to side-track the hole
  • You do not know why you have problems with your high-angle holes
  • Wellbore instability appears to becoming a bigger problem for you

What you will learn:

  • What’s Different about Horizontal well design and technology
  • How to Increase Drilling Performances
  • Torque, Drag, Buckling and Hydraulics Fundamentals and Modeling
  • Hole Cleaning and Hole Condition Monitoring and Management
  • How to Eliminate Stuck Pipe Incidents
  • How to Reduce NPT
  • How to Reduce Overall Cost & AFE

Course size is limited to the first 40 paid attendees.
There is a 30-day cancellation policy for all courses.

3-Day Course Schedule of Activities

Day 1 : 8 am – 4.30 pm

  1. Introduction
  2. Horizontal Drilling; What Has Been Achieved?
  3. Hole Cleaning
  4. Tripping and Backreaming Practices

Day 2 : 8:00 am – 4.30 pm

  1. ECD Management
  2. Surge and Swab
  3. BHA Considerations
  4. MSE Fundamentals
  5. Bit Mechanics

Day 3 : 8:00 am – 4.30 pm

  1. Wellpath Implications
  2. Basics of Wellbore Stability
  3. Connection Practices
  4. Hole Condition Monitoring
  5. Differential Sticking


TBD in Denver, CO

How Much?

US$ - $3,250.00


The course fee covers training material and case studies.