Who should attend
This course is intended for drilling, production and completions engineers and supervisors, toolpushers, geologists, laboratory fluid technologists, managers, and operations personnel.
About the course
The course will present an overview of oil and gas well drilling operations from start to finish. The course includes discussions of advanced drilling technology, drilling rig components, basic drilling fluids and hydraulics coverage, cementing operations, discussions on downhole pressures, drilling problems and solutions.
At the end of the course, participants will learn about drilling operations both onshore and offshore, the sequence of processes, components and functions of a drilling rig, drilling economics, formation and fracture pressures, drilling problems and well control procedures, cementing, directional drilling and logging operations.
- Introduction and terminology
- Overview of drilling operations
- Drilling process onshore and offshore
- Drilling economics
- Rig components
- Drilling bits
- Formation pressures
- Well control
- Prediction and detection of abnormal pressures
- Primary and secondary well control
- Bop equipment
- Killing procedures
- Drilling fluids
- Optimization of bit hydraulics
- Casing design
- Cement properties
- Directional drilling
- Directional drilling tools and bhas
- Measurement while drilling
- Well logging
A variety of methodologies will be used during the course that includes:
- (30%) Based on Case Studies
- (30%) Techniques
- (30%) Role Play
- (10%) Concepts
- Pre-test and Post-test
- Variety of Learning Methods
- Case Studies and Self Questionaires
- Group Work
Videos and materials
Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.