Introduction to Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG)

This course introduces the main criteria to consider when selecting pipe products to assure oil well integrity and mitigate risks.

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2–3 hours per week
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About this course

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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.

At a glance

  • Language: English

What you'll learn

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During this course you will learn about:

  • API Steel Grades.
  • Proprietary Steel Grades.
  • Connections: API and Premium.
  • Dopeless® Technology.
  • String Design and Material Selection.
  • Seamless and Welded Body Manufacture.
  • Finishing and Quality of tubular goods.

TenarisUniversity is Tenaris’s corporate university, a leading supplier of tubes and related services for the world’s energy industry and certain other industrial applications.

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