Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5660422
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Petroleum And Natural Gas Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Lecturer HLAL KURBAN
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Origin and detection of abnormal formation pressures. Principles of pressure control: behavior of gas in drilling fluids, mechanics of bubble rise. Pressure control methods: driller, engineer, concurement and low choke pressure methods. Prediction methods for fracture pressure gradient. Drilling and completion concepts in overpressured formations. Pressure control equipments. Special problems.