Xmas Trees And Well Heads installation,maintenance & servicing

In oil and gas production, every well must have a means of controlling the flow of hydrocarbons to their respective collection facility.  The accepted equipment used during this process is called the christmas tree.  

This course will cover the equipment and operation of surface wellhead systems, which will include the christmas tree and the connections to the surface casing. 

This course will provide the participants with the knowledge necessary to understand and enhance their operational aptitude of the surface wellhead system and associated equipment. This course will also cover the components of the christmas tree, which consist of an arrangement of valves and piping, that allows isolation and flow control of the well.  An understanding of the wellhead casing and tubing will also be provided to explain the connection of the christmas tree.

week 1

Surface and Subsurface Wellhead Systems

  • Surface wellhead and christmas tree
  • Casing string
  • Surface wellhead system
  • Wellhead subsystem components

During day one, participants will be exposed to the basics of the wellhead subsystem, which will include the casing and coil tubing, as well as the general arrangement of the production drill string. In addition, participants will explore the requirements of the casing and tubing string needed to connect the christmas tree.

week 2

Surface Christmas Tree

  • System and valves
  • Christmas tree wellhead common components
  • Christmas tree operation and controls

participants will be exposed to the basics of the christmas tree, its operation, and its valve arrangement. Participants will be introduced to the associate equipment, as well as the piping required to attach the christmas tree to the wellhead. Hydraulic control systems required to operate the automatic valves on the christmas tree will also be discussed.            

This training course uses both conventional and non-traditional techniques. It utilises small group and facilitated plenary discussions as well as instruction to explore key concepts, models, tools and techniques. Hands-on exercises and case studies are used to practice the application of knowledge and use of skills. Structured reviews provide the opportunity to consider how the learning can be applied to the delegates’ own work.

  • D.McKINSEY AND ASSOCIATES Ltd Certificate of Completion for individuals who attend and completes’ Xmas Trees And Well Heads installation,maintenance & servicing course.
  • Candidates who desire International Certifications shall be registered through our platform for such an examination.


D.Mckinsey is licensed to train and issue certificates by the following bodies;

–           Nigerian Council for Management Education, (CMD).

–           OGTAN (Oil and Gas Trainers Association of NIGERIA).

Kindly confirm space availability by calling +234 (0) 8023192104 or +234 (0) 9062386530 or send an email to info@dmckinseyandassociates.com, dmckinseytraining@gmail.com.   For In-House training programs / on request, please contact us using above contact details.

MAR 4-15

SEP 16-28

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