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0.8 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) awarded for a 1-day course.

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Coiled Tubing & Its Applications

Intended Audience
Those interested in applying coiled tubing (CT) technology for workover services, drilling, completions, and production operations and those who need an update on the latest CT technology will benefit from this course. This is an introductory CT course and is appropriate for individuals that are new to the CT industry or anyone that would like to expand their CT knowledge.

This one-day training course presents coiled tubing (CT) as a tool for workover, drilling, and completion services. It provides an overview of conventional CT workover and completion applications, the properties of CT, its manufacture, the surface equipment utilized for deployment, and subsurface tools for CT applications. A significant portion of the course covers mechanical performance of CT, including working limits, buckling, and fatigue. A discussion of CT drilling technology and hydraulics is also included.

About the Instructor
Ed Smalley has more than 25 years of oilfield experience, including assignments in new product development, field operations, sales, and management. His areas of expertise include coiled tubing, formation evaluation, coalbed methane, hydraulic fracturing, and commercialization of emerging technology. Ed has been with NOV CTES in Conroe, TX, for the past 4 years and serves as General Manager, responsible for the overall management of the organization. NOV CTES is a provider of leadingedge products that support the coiled tubing, wireline, and drilling segments of the industry. Mr. Smalley holds a B.S. Engineering degree from Kansas State University and is a member of SPE, ICoTA, and SPWLA.

April 4, 2011
SPE/ICoTA Coiled Tubing & Well Intervention Conference & Exhibition
The Woodlands, Texas

This course will be taught by Ed Smalley, NOV in conjunction with the conference. 

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