Rig, BOP’s & Well Control Equipment


Who should attend?

  • This course provides a thorough, practical knowledge of rigs, BOP’s and well control equipment.
Audience :
  • Young engineers and supervisors, toolpushers with some experience in drilling.

Level : Foundation

Course Content

  • RIG

      • Description of the main functions:
      • Hoisting.
      • Pumping.
      • Rotating.
      • Power.
      • Limits of use.
      • Equipment selection through exercises:
      • Choosing the drawworks, the drilling line, drilling line work.
      • Choosing the pumps as per the drilling program.

      • BOP:
      • Functions.
      • Different types: ram BOP, annular BOP, inside BOP.
      • Technical field characteristics.
      • Auxiliary equipment:
      • Accumulation and closing unit.
      • Choke manifold, chokes.
      • Mud gas separator.
      • Equipment working test and pressure test.
      • API rules.
      • Exercises on BOP closing unit sizing.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • acquire a good knowledge of drilling rigs and BOPs,
  • learn about the use and limits of different pieces of equipment,
  • select capacities and types of rig equipment,
  • select BOPs, hydraulic units and auxiliary equipment.

Ways & Means

  • Exercises.
  • Application to a real case (project) for participants in the “Drilling & Completion Engineering” training course.