Workover Operations





The course progresses through the major design, diagnostic, and intervention technologies concluding with some common remedial measures and well abandonment. It focuses on the practical aspects of each of the technologies.

The main objective is to improve the participants performance, deepen their understanding of their working environment and provide them with new ideas they can use in their daily tasks
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to design workover programs and supervise workover operations





1. Introduction: well construction and completion,  requirement for workover                       

2. The workover rig

3. Killing a producing well

4. The killing fluid and the workover fluids

5. The well control during workover operations

6. Pulling out completion

7. Stuck pipe and free point determination

8. Parting and recovering the free pipe

9. Fishing operations

10. Milling operations

11. Reworking the producing reservoir

12. Cement and casing repairs

13. Cleaning and preparing the well for recompletion

14. Plug-and-Abandon  Operations