ERD, Horizontal & High Angle Operations & Engineering Course

Merlin ERD Ltd
Course summary
3 days
3,295 USD, 2,295 GBP
Full time
Professional Training
Next available date: 13/10/2020 - Kuala Lumpur
Course Dates
Kuala Lumpur
3,295 USD
27/10/2020   (English)
2,295 GBP
03/11/2020   (English)
3,295 USD
10/05/2021   (English)
3,295 USD
ERD, Horizontal & High Angle Operations & Engineering Course

Course description

ERD, Horizontal & High Angle Operations & Engineering Course

Training is essential and is the best investment you will make – understanding is a critical success factor in delivering exceptional performance.

Merlin ERD Training will teach you the critical success factors relevant to any horizontal, high angle or complex well whilst highlighting the root cause of 80% of downhole problems and how to avoid them.  These advanced extended reach drilling technologies can also be incorporated into standard deviated wells.

Suitability - Who should attend?

  • Drilling Superintendents
  • Drilling & Completions Engineers
  • Supervisors 
  • Drilling Managers
  • Tool Pushers
  • Directional Drillers & Mud Engineers
  • Senior Rig & Service Personnel

Outcome / Qualification etc.

  • How to determine the maximum reach from your location
  • Key planning considerations to delivering trouble free wells
  • Root cause of problems encountered in high angle wells
  • Identifying minimum equipment specifications for ERD projects
  •  What others are doing around the world to assure success
  • Latest tools and techniques used to reliably deliver ERD projects
  • How to minimise downtime due to 3rd party tools

Training Course Content

Day 1

• Introduction & objectives
• Industry achievements
• Critical differences to low angle wells
• Hole cleaning
• Torque, drag & buckling
• Rig equipment & drill pipe

Day 2

• Tripping & back-reaming practices
• Connection practices
• Hole condition monitoring
• Hydraulics & ECD management
• Swab & surge
• Wellbore stability

Day 3

• Casing installation & cementing
• Casing wear
• Trajectory planning
• Bit & BHA selection
• Drilling dysfunction
• Stuck pipe avoidance

Why choose Merlin ERD Ltd

90% of business is repeat or recommendation

Over 3500 delegates trained worldwide

Courses are taught by engineers for engineers


Fee - varies by location

Numbers are limited to 30 attendees and are booked on a first come, first serve basis with full payment required to secure a place.

Group Bookings

Discounts are available for organisations booking three (3) or more delegates on the same course.  If you have specific requirements, Merlin ERD has designed speciality courses specifically targeted at our client’s needs. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

About provider

Merlin ERD Ltd

Merlin ERD Ltd

Merlin ERD has become world leader in the design and delivery of horizontal extended reach and complex high angle wells. Completing over 240 projects including major multi-well extended reach projects in 40 countries from feasibility studies to problem reviews, sharing...

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Merlin ERD Ltd

Merlin House
Necessity Brae
PH2 0PF Perth

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Average rating 5

Based on 3 reviews

Ewan G
As a Completions Supervisor, the entire course was fantastic and gave me very valuable information, learning, and knowledge.
Lis W
Opportunities for questions was excellent, the instructor was always available with additional information
I expected to gain a lot from this course and I did!
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