Petroleum 101 - Completions Sub Surface

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The sub surface is a major factor to consider when compiling a list of the drilling equipment to use in the extraction of petroleum. This quiz will help you to well understand this concept and at the same time expand your knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This law describes the flow in a fluid through a porous medium.
    • A. 

      2. Law of Thermodynamics

    • B. 

      Darcy's Law

    • C. 

      Power Law

    • D. 

      Stokes Theorem

  • 2. 
    Sorting, permeability and porosity are not important factors when looking at reservoir properties.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What is “bull heading”?
    • A. 

      Forcing pipe down the well

    • B. 

      Increase pressure to push fluid down the well (and into formation)

    • C. 

      Increasing Torque to increase drilling speed

    • D. 

      Producing at a higher rate than normal

  • 4. 
    What is this?
    • A. 

      BOP

    • B. 

      BHA

    • C. 

      Packer

    • D. 

      Catheads

  • 5. 
    What is not a primary recovery method ( natural Drive Method)?
    • A. 

      Gas Solution Drive

    • B. 

      Water Drive

    • C. 

      Oil Drive

    • D. 

      Gas Cap Drive

  • 6. 
    What is not a Secondary Recovery Method?
    • A. 

      Water Injection

    • B. 

      Gas injection

    • C. 

      Casing

    • D. 

      Waterflood

  • 7. 
    What is the Method in the picture called?
    • A. 

      SAG-D

    • B. 

      MPD

    • C. 

      Dual Production

    • D. 

      ERD

  • 8. 
    What is the name of the process showed in the picture?
    • A. 

      Fracking

    • B. 

      Perforating

    • C. 

      CO2 Flooding

    • D. 

      Logging while drilling

  • 9. 
    What is  normally used when frac'ing?
    • A. 

      Oil

    • B. 

      Caustic Soda

    • C. 

      Sand and Acid

    • D. 

      Clay

  • 10. 
    Why do we perforate a well?
    • A. 

      To Reduce pressure in high pressure zone

    • B. 

      To test formation

    • C. 

      Establish communication between the formation and well bore

    • D. 

      To pump cement for setting casing

  • 11. 
    Production Liner, Production, Intermediate, Conductor and Surface is all types of casing. But which is normally the longest section?
    • A. 

      Production

    • B. 

      Intermediate

    • C. 

      Surface

    • D. 

      Conductor

  • 12. 
    Where is the rat hole?
    • A. 

      Centre of the drill floor

    • B. 

      At the casing shoe

    • C. 

      Bottom of well

    • D. 

      In the wall of the Platform

  • 13. 
    What is the first objective of completion
    • A. 

      Have a solid casing

    • B. 

      Don't mess up the well

    • C. 

      Get ready to insert gas or water

  • 14. 
    The best information about an oilwell comes from the
    • A. 

      Drilling fluid

    • B. 

      Cuttings

    • C. 

      Cores

    • D. 

      The produced hydrocarbons

  • 15. 
    Offsets are information from nearby wells
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    It is most common to flow hydrocarbons up the casing
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    If the reservoir pressure increases 
    • A. 

      The flow increases

    • B. 

      The flow decreases

    • C. 

      Flow stops

  • 18. 
    How do we kill a well?
    • A. 

      Shut in the BOP

    • B. 

      Fill it with cuttings to stop flow

    • C. 

      Pump down high density fluids

    • D. 

      Its not possible to kill a producing well

  • 19. 
    How many "barriers" is are minimum to have for a completion?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 20. 
    A permanent packer can not be removed
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Are production liners/screens cemented?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 22. 
    Mechanical and chemical effects near the production zone surface are ?
    • A. 

      Skin

    • B. 

      Compaction

    • C. 

      Decaption

  • 23. 
    Fracking has occured since the 1860's, but when did the hydraulic fracking start? 
    • A. 

      1922

    • B. 

      1949

    • C. 

      1959

    • D. 

      1993

  • 24. 
    The developer of current fracture techniqes is?
    • A. 

      Exxon Mobile

    • B. 

      Statoil

    • C. 

      Mitchell Energy

    • D. 

      Standard Oil

  • 25. 
    Fracpacks are a form of
    • A. 

      Water Control

    • B. 

      Sand Control

    • C. 

      Gas Control

    • D. 

      Plugs and valves

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