Stuck Pipe and Fishing Operation


Drilling Engineers, operators, technicians and other staff involved in the maintenance of drilling rigs.


  • Introduction to causes of pipe sticking
  • Well Planning to avoid stuck pipe & fishing
  • Formation pressure prediction
  • Fracture pressure determination
  • Casing setting depth selection
  • Fishing job classification
  • Stuck pipe
  • Parted pipe
  • Junk
  • Wireline tools
  • Planning and preparation
  • Pipe recovery
  • Initial action
  • Locating the stuck interval
  • Back-off operations
  • Engaging the outside diameter: overshot, box taps, die collars
  • Engaging the inside diameter: Taper taps, releasing spears, DST tools
  • Tubing punchers & tubing
  • Economics