Introduction to Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) - TenarisUniversityedX
What you'll learn on the course
Oil Country Tubular Goods
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.
Mario Vespa Mario Vespa is globally responsible for knowledge management within the Tenaris Technical Sales department. He is a Chemical & Petroleum Engineer with over 40 years of experience in the oil & gas Industry. He has held a number of different technical and engineering positions at YPF and Tenaris. Mario was also a professor at the Universidad Patagonia San Juan Bosco, at the Centro de Estudios Superiores de Caleta Olivia and at the Universidad Tecnológica Nacional - all located in Argentina. Julie Mathis Julie Mathis is the Tenaris Technical Sales Director for the US. She is an Industrial Engineer from Texas A&M University with over 15 years of experience in the oil and gas industry.