About the Course

Course General Description
Designed and provided by Petrogav International Oil & Gas Traning Center, this course is suitable for any one who wish to start their career in the oil and gas industry. For a better understanding of the course you need to be familiar with common terminology used in oil and gas industry and with upstream, midstream and downstream sectors.
This basic drilling technology course addresses the technology used to drill wells from a fundamental view point. Equipment and procedures involved with drilling oil and gas wells are described for those who are interested in understanding the drilling process regardless of academic background. During the first day, the overall drilling process is presented along with definitions and descriptions of drilling equipment. This provides the vocabulary to understand the drilling process. During the remainder of the week, the various components and procedures are discussed in greater detail with explanations of the basic science concepts which guide these processes. Subjects include descriptions of drill bits, directional drilling, drilling fluids, solids control, cementing, casing, well bore stability, well control, measurement-while-drilling techniques, stuck pipe, lost circulation, and well bore hydraulics. Some technology enhancements are included to improve understanding of drilling operations for all participants, with or without a science background. After all various components and procedures are discussed, the information contained in morning reports is explained and used as a summary of the course content.

Target Audience
This course is suitable for any one who wish to start their career in the oil and gas industry, service and support personnel, entry level drilling engineers, drilling operations personnel, drilling office support staff and participants with or without a technical background.

You Will Learn
- About drilling equipment and how it is used
- Drilling terminology and abbreviations
- Keys to planning a successful well
- Common drilling problems and how to avoid them
- How to read a morning report
- Technology behind information in a morning report

Course Content
- The overall drilling process and equipment
- The language of drillers - understanding their terminology
- Understanding the abbreviations and acronyms associated with drilling
- Rig equipment and types
- Types of drill bits
- Drill strings
- Drilled solids management
- Mud tank arrangements
- Drilling fluid properties
- Well control
- Cementing
- Casing design
- Hole problems (stuck pipe, lost circulation)
- Well control
- Directional drilling operations and tools
- Safety on offshore drilling platforms
- Emergency situations generated by fire on offshore drilling platform
- Emergency situations generated by release on offshore drilling platform
- Man overboard on offshore drilling platform
- Abandon of offshore drilling platform in case of emergency situations.

Course Schedule
1 month prerequisite video training module - self-paced, online - you will get acces to Corporate Video Training Platform with more than 600 movies and animations
1 month requisite e-learning course - self-paced, online or offline - you will learn the Drilling Course for Employment on Offshore Drilling Platforms with 468 pages in word or pdf format
1 month - virtual, instructor-led sessions (live and pre-recorded)
After you attend the course you will get a lifetime acces to Corporate Learning Platform and Corporate Video Training Platform for continuous learning.

Product Details
Categories: Upstream
Disciplines: Drilling
Level: Basic
Product Type: Course
Formats Available: Virtual, instructor-led sessions (live and pre-recorded)
Instructor: Gavril Florinel, CEO and Co-founder of Petrogav International

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