Introduction to Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG)

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  • Study type: Online
  • Starts: Anytime
  • Price: Free
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Course Description

In this course you will learn how the geology of ground and drilling conditions require OCTG (Oil Country Tubular Goods) with different characteristics; how tubular string design is performed; and how selected products are manufactured and tested. The following concepts will be explored:

OCTG Products:

  • A brief description of the different products used in an oil well, mainly casing, tubing and their connections.
  • The main characteristics of pipe body and connections. Differences between products meeting API (American Petroleum Institute) standards, proprietary steel grades and/or premium connections.
  • The basics of string design and material selection.

OCTG Production Process:

  • An overview of the seamless and welded pipes production processes.
  • How to assure and sustain quality through the complete production process.