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Practical Petroleum Geomechanics

Course Objectives

  • Acquire a deep understanding of wellbore surveying fundamentals and challenges

  • Get an overview of the main Advanced Survey Management Practices

  • Learn the keys to how to improve wellbore survey accuracy

  • Increase awareness of collision avoidance challenges and industry standards

  • Application to high profile Relief well operations

Who should attend the course:
Asset managers, drilling engineers, drilling supervisors, directional drilling engineers
Attendees are required to bring their laptop.

Course Overview

  • Day 1 - Survey management fundamentals

  • Day 2 - Survey tools and wellbore survey accuracy

  • Day 3 - Advanced survey management process

  • Day 4 - Proximity analysis and case study: Anti-collision avoidance criteria & requirements

  • Day 5 - Application to relief well drilling: Relief well phasing and Ranging Techniques

General Advice

  • Day 3 evening - Networking and dinner @ Glasshouse Restaurant in Edinburgh

  • Day 5 evening - Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Dungeon tour

  • Attendees are required to bring their laptop. 

  • Each participant will have the possibility to use DrillScan Drilling Software Platform after the training.

  • Visa application, accommodation and transportation, contact us at or

Course Duration: 5 days | Venue: Edinburgh, United Kingdom | Dates: 03 - 07 June 2019

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