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Stuck Pipe Prevention and Trouble Free Drilling, Short Course

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Understanding the mechanical mechanisms behind most frequently occurring drilling troubles such as; poor hole cleaning, borehole instability, as well as differential sticking will help reduce drilling troubles. It will also help select the correct procedures as well as the appropriate preventative measures.  


Upon completion of this Stuck Pipe Prevention and Trouble Free Drilling programme at Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, participants will be able to:
  • Recognize drilling trends which may lead to drilling troubles
  • Understand mechanisms behind the most popular drilling troubles
  • Select the correct procedures and measures to alleviate drilling troubles

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 2 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Stuck pipe mechanisms
  • Differential sticking
  • Wellbore geometry
  • Hole cleaning
  • Wellbore instability
  • Drilling trends and recorders
  • Problems associates with stuck pipe


Dr. Ferda Akgun

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Who should attend?

  • Drilling Engineer
  • Rig Personnel
  • Well Planner
  • Academic Personnel

Tuition Fee

  • International

    726 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 726 USD for the full programme and a duration of 2 days.
  • National

    726 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 726 USD for the full programme and a duration of 2 days.
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RM 2950


  • 10% Discount (UTP Alumni, PETRONAS & Group Registration)
  • 20% Discount (Student)

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