541-3012/02 – Casing and Cementing of Wells (PCV)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geological EngineeringCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Martin Klempa, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Martin Klempa, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KLE028 doc. Ing. Martin Klempa, Ph.D.
KUN109 doc. Ing. Antonín Kunz, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 8+8

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The student will be able to correctly dimension the required number of casing columns and will be able to propose suitable cementation. Students will also define the requirements for cementation work.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Field trip
Teaching by an expert (lecture or tutorial)


Předmět seznamuje posluchače se základy cementace a pažení. Pažení a cementace představuje složitý komplex problémů, které je nutné řešit. Jde zejména o typ, rozměr, jakost, způsob zapouštění, metoda cementace mezikruží aj. Posluchač získá po absolvování tohoto předmětu ucelený obraz všech kroků nutných pro bezpečný provoz hlubinných sond.

Compulsory literature:

BYRON, T. G.: Casing and Liners for Drilling and Completion. Gulf Publishing Company, Houston, Texas, USA, 2007. ISBN: 978-1-933762-06-7. GABOLDE, G.; NGUYEN, J.-P.: Drilling Data Handbook. Editions TECHNIP, Paris, France, 2014. ISBN: 978-2-7108-0971-5. LYONS, W.; CARTER, T.; LAPEYROUSE, N.: Formulas and Calculations for Drilling, Production and Workover. Elsevier, USA, 2012. ISBN: 978-1-85617-929-4. PERRIN, D.: Well Completion and Servicing. Oil and Gas Field Development Techniques, France, 1999. ISBN: 978-2-7108-0765-0.

Recommended literature:

CAENN, R,; DARLEY, H. C. H.; GRAY, G. R.: Composition and Properties of Drilling and Completion Fluids. Elsevier, USA, 2011. ISBN: 978-0-12-383858-2. ROBELO, S.: Downhole Drilling Tools - Theory and Practice for Engineers and Students. Gulf Publishing Company, Houston, Texas, USA, 2007. ISBN: 978-1-933762-13-5. LYONS, W. C.: Air and Gas Drilling Manual – Applications for Oil and Gas Recovery Wells and Geothermal Fluids Recovery Wells. Elsevier, USA, 2009. ISBN 978-0-12-370895-3. LETCHER, T. M.: Future Energy – Improved, Suistainable and Clean Options for Our Planet. Elsevier, Netherlands, 2008. ISBN 978-0-08-054808-1.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Písemná příprava na zvolené téma a následná diskuse.


Other requirements

Active participation in lectures and seminars, discussion on a chosen topic.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Casing - purpose, types. 2. Design of boreholes. 3. Types of casings. 4. Technology of casing jobs. 5. Casing depth and size determination. 6. Cementing jobs. 7. Methods of cementing jobs. 8. Properties of cements. 9. Cementing Calculation. 10. Annulus cementing. 11. Special cementing jobs. 12. Re-cementing jobs. 13. Risk analyses of cementing and casing.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 33  17
        Examination Examination 67  18 3
Mandatory attendence participation: Regular participation in exercises. Part of the exercise is ongoing work on the assigned project, final presentation and submission of the final report. One written test is part of the exercise evaluation. The exam consists of a written, preparatory part and a subsequent discussion on the given topics. Knowledge is tested in the scope of lectures and exercises and the mentioned professional literature.

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Conditions for subject completion and attendance at the exercises within ISP: Participation in lectures and exercises is not necessary. Processing of the project according to the teacher's instructions and presenting it on the agreed date. One written test is part of the exercise evaluation. A written and oral exam checking knowledge in the scope of the specified professional literature, content of lectures and exercises.

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Occurrence in special blocks

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Assessment of instruction

2021/2022 Winter