Advanced Stuck Pipe

Location Erbil

Fee $1,400


Sunday, 28 April 2024


Thursday, 2 May 2024

Course overview

The Stuck Pipe Prevention training course provides the most comprehensive coverage in the industry for understanding and preventing the underlying causes of Stuck Pipe, Wellbore Instability, Loss Circulation, and other sources of non-productive time (NPT) in drilling operations. The course also focuses on correct responses by individuals and teams, early warning signs, and minimizing the impact on drilling operations. Through world-class presentations, practical discussion, and the best reference and instructional materials available, delegates hone their knowledge of basic drilling technology and how it relates to avoiding NPT.

Candidates will learn the following:​
  • Identify mechanisms and risk factors that lead to stuck pipe incidents

  • Anticipate, prevent, recognize, and resolve stuck pipe due to wellbore instability, hole cleaning, differential sticking, and wellbore geometry

  • Assess mechanics of wellbore stresses and the impact on wellbore stability

  • Analyze trends to identify early warning signs of developing wellbore problems

  • Use hole cleaning factors in both vertical and deviated wellbores

  • Apply mechanics of jars and how to use them effectively

  • Implement effective drilling and tripping practices

  • Make cost-effective choices in planning fishing operations

Course content:
  • Stuck Pipe Prevention

  • Rock mechanics

  • Wellbore stress

  • Wellbore instability

  • Trend recognition

  • Hole cleaning

  • Differential sticking

  • Wellbore geometry

  • Tripping practices

  • Fishing practices


The Trainers:

Both trainers have 25 years of experience as a Well Engineer for a major O&G Company. Throughout their career, they were employed as a Drilling Supervisor and as a Well Engineering Learning Facilitator. They have a great interest and have been actively involved in the matter related to well control. They are an IWCF and IADC approved Instructor and Assessor and provides lectures on Well Engineering topics like Basic and Advanced Well Engineering, Stuck Pipe Prevention and HPHT Planning & Well Control.​

Time and Location:
  • Location: Erbil, MSELECT Office

  • Duration: 5 days

  • Time: 09:00 – 17:00 pm

The course is eligible for whom? 

Entire drilling and completions team, including operator, drilling contractor, and service companies. Agendas are typically customized to address topics relevant to the team.


Examination will be held on the last day of the training day. The minimum passing rate is 70%​


Must be made 10 working days before the start of the course. Payment can be made in cash, by bank transfer or through exchange offices.

How do I register?

You can register by emailing with the following details:

  • Full Name:

  • City/Town:

  • Email Address:

  • Phone number:

  • Name of the course:​

For more information, please call 066 261 4455 or 0771 8422 380