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Title: Amoco`s training initiative reduces wellsite drilling problems

Abstract

A new educational tool developed by Amoco`s Technology and Training Team and titled Training to Reduce Unscheduled Events, or TRUE, focuses on about 70% of Amoco`s total unscheduled event time. Some items such as weather-related downtime are not explicitly addressed by TRUE, but the concepts taught should also help these categories. This paper illustrates several costly unscheduled event categories measured as percent of operations time. The events are ranked by frequency of occurrence. While courses addressing specific subjects such as stuck pipe and drillstring failures have been successful, the data made clear the need for a comprehensive training course to address the entire drilling operation. Amoco`s Technology and Training Team designed and implemented TRUE to achieve this objective.

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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
39900
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Petroleum Engineer International
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 67; Journal Issue: 3; Other Information: PBD: Mar 1995
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
02 PETROLEUM; 03 NATURAL GAS; PETROLEUM INDUSTRY; PERSONNEL; NATURAL GAS INDUSTRY; TRAINING; OIL WELLS; NATURAL GAS WELLS; WELL DRILLING; WELL COMPLETION

Citation Formats

Massie, G.W., Castle-Smith, J., Lee, J.W., and Ramsey, M.S.. Amoco`s training initiative reduces wellsite drilling problems. United States: N. p., 1995. Web.
Massie, G.W., Castle-Smith, J., Lee, J.W., & Ramsey, M.S.. Amoco`s training initiative reduces wellsite drilling problems. United States.
Massie, G.W., Castle-Smith, J., Lee, J.W., and Ramsey, M.S.. Wed . "Amoco`s training initiative reduces wellsite drilling problems". United States.
@article{osti_39900,
title = {Amoco`s training initiative reduces wellsite drilling problems},
author = {Massie, G.W. and Castle-Smith, J. and Lee, J.W. and Ramsey, M.S.},
abstractNote = {A new educational tool developed by Amoco`s Technology and Training Team and titled Training to Reduce Unscheduled Events, or TRUE, focuses on about 70% of Amoco`s total unscheduled event time. Some items such as weather-related downtime are not explicitly addressed by TRUE, but the concepts taught should also help these categories. This paper illustrates several costly unscheduled event categories measured as percent of operations time. The events are ranked by frequency of occurrence. While courses addressing specific subjects such as stuck pipe and drillstring failures have been successful, the data made clear the need for a comprehensive training course to address the entire drilling operation. Amoco`s Technology and Training Team designed and implemented TRUE to achieve this objective.},
doi = {},
journal = {Petroleum Engineer International},
number = 3,
volume = 67,
place = {United States},
year = {1995},
month = {3}
}