Casing Running Operations
In this skill module, you will study four topics:
- Handling Casing: This topic introduces the process of getting the casing to the rig floor. It explains the concept of stacking casing in reverse order, numbering casing, and the types of casing you will see at an oil rig.
- Rigging up Casing Running Equipment: This topic overviews the running casing checklist, Job Safety Analysis (JSA) and equipment used for setting casing in a borehole. It explains the purpose and function of spiders, elevators, power tongs, and the stabbing board.
- Making up the Shoe Track: This topic introduces the shoe track and some of the other pieces of a casing string. It explains the purpose of the float shoe, guide shoe, float collar, thread locking compound, and centralizers.
- Running Casing: This topic provides an in-depth explanation of running the casing into the borehole. It describes the "dance"—the set of steps and movements of the casing crew that help to get the casing in the borehole quickly, efficiently, and safely.
Upcoming start dates
- Self-paced Online
Who should attend?
Individuals interested in understanding what it takes to run casing, as well as members of an extended multidiscipline team
You will learn how to:
- Describe the steps of running casing, from getting the casing to the rig to running the casing into the borehole
- Determine safe working practices while running casing on a rig
- Identify responsibilities of and organize all wellsite personnel for normal casing running operations
- Identify the purpose of the basic running casing equipment and key steps used to run casing
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