Consortium for Engineered Trenchless Technologies (CETT)

Horizontal Directional Drilling

Planning and Design of Horizontal Directional Drilling Projects

May 29–31, 2018

Course Overview

The Consortium for Engineered Trenchless Technologies (CETT) and the Faculty of Extension are excited to offer the annual three-day course on the Planning and Design of Horizontal Directional Drilling Projects.

Horizontal directional drilling (HDD) is a construction process that is used in the pipeline construction industry to install pipelines under water bodies, steep or unstable slopes, and other environmentally sensitive areas. Despite the prolific use of HDD in the Alberta oil and gas transmission sector, planning and executing an HDD project remains a new exercise for many, and often represents a steep and fast paced learning curve for the owner or consulting engineer.

Day 1:

  1. Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD): Construction Overview
  2. Risk in HDD
  3. HDD Risk Management Framework
  4. Drill Fluid and Pressure Management

Day 2:

  1. Alberta Geological Conditions and HDD
  2. Site Investigation and Geotechnical Considerations
  3. HDD Planning and Construction: An Owner's Perspective

Day 3:

  1. Bore Path Design
  2. Pipe Stress Analysis
  3. Design Tools for HDD

Cost: $2,500

Breakfast, lunch, refreshments, and course material included

Register here through the University of Alberta's Faculty of Extension