Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5660322
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Petroleum And Natural Gas Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Lecturer Dr. ERSEN ALP
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5660321
Set 2: 3740321
One of the sets above should be completed before taking PETE322 DRILLING ENGINEERING II.

Course Content

Directional drilling (Tangential, ROC and Minimum Curvature Methods). Drill string design (neutral point of tension and compression, neutral point of bending, Lubinski`s stresses, margin of over pull). Casing design (biaxial, triaxial). Casing setting (buckling and well head loads).