US Land Focused Horizontal & ERD Operational Training Course

October 15-17, 2019 | Midland, TX, 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


Permian Basin Petroleum Museum
1500 Inerstate 20 West
Midland, TX 79701

How Much?

US$ - $3,500.00


The course fee covers training material and case studies.