Drilling Engineering

GEND/FOFPFE

Who should attend?

  • This course provides an in-depth, practical understanding of drilling techniques, operations, equipment and procedures.
Audience :
  • Young engineers involved in drilling and completion, supervisors, tool pushers.

Level : Foundation

Course Content

  • Module 1 - GEOLOGICAL FIELD TRIP FOR DRILLERS (page 158)

  • Module 2 - FUNDAMENTALS OF DRILLING & COMPLETION (page 159)

  • Module 3 - WELL PRODUCTIVITY & RESERVOIR - WELLBORE INTERFACE (page 176)

  • Module 7 - WELL ARCHITECTURE & EQUIPMENT (page 160)

  • Module 8 - DRILLING FLUIDS (page 172)

  • Module 9 - CEMENTING PRACTICES (page 173)

  • Module 10 - BIT, DRILL STRING & FISHING WHILE DRILLING (page 161)

  • Module 11 - DIRECTIONAL & HORIZONTAL DRILLING CERTIFICATION (page 165)

  • Module 12 - RIG & BOP'S & WELL CONTROL EQUIPMENT (page 162)

  • Module 13 - WELL TEST OPERATION (page 177)

  • Module 14 - DATA ACQUISITION DURING DRILLING OPERATIONS (page 163)

  • Module 15 - WELL CONTROL (page 196)

  • Module 16 - DEEPWATER DRILLING & DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATION (page 168)

  • Module 17 - SUPERVISOR TRAINING ON DRILLING SIMULATOR (page 151)

  • Module 18 - HSE IN DRILLING OPERATIONS (page 164)

  • Module 19 - DRILLING PROGRAM

      • Well architecture.
      • Casing calculations.
      • Fluids and cementing design.
      • Chronology of operations.
      • Presentation to a jury.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • assist in drilling operations on site, and, with some experience, manage those operations,
  • define a drilling program; and, with some on-site experience, design and implement such a program,
  • pass the IWCF “Combined Surface/Subsurface BOP Stack” test.

Ways & Means

  • Drilling simulator.
  • Well control on a simulator.
  • Equipment and cutaway tools display.
  • Exercises, role-playing sessions, and case studies.
  • Summary notes prepared and presented by the participants.
  • 10-day drilling project, ending with a presentation to a jury.
  • Site visits.
  • Knowledge assessment on a weekly basis.
  • Upon successful completion of a knowledge test, the IWCF “Well Control” Certificate is delivered.