Traces the evolution of perforating equipment and methods. Provides an overview of shaped charge operating principles, charge conveyance methods and charge carrier systems. Outlines commonly used perforating techniques and their areas of application. Describes basic design and operating considerations related to overbalanced vs. underbalanced perforating, detonation safeguards, depth control and perforating fluids. Examines the effects of key reservoir characteristics and well parameters on perforation performance and reviews the basic types of perforator tests recommended by the API RP 19B standard. Describes the major equipment components, job planning considerations and operating procedures involved in wireline perforating, tubing conveyed perforating, coiled tubing and pump-down perforating. Includes case studies illustrating the application of various perforating techniques.

Duration:  5 hours, 20 minutes


  • Introduction to Perforating
  • Perforating Gun Types and API Testing Procedures
  • Perforating and Production Performance
  • Electric Wireline Perforating
  • Tubing-Conveyed Perforating
  • Coiled Tubing and Pump-Down Perforating

This online training course is categorized under the Completions discipline.

0.53 CEUs offered.

Members : USD 115.00

Non-members : USD 150.00


Begin self-paced component package.
Begin self-paced component package. This course will take 320 minutes, and will expire 365 days after purchase.
0.53 CEUs credits  |  Certificate available
0.53 CEUs credits  |  Certificate available CEUs offered.