Petroleum Drilling Engineering Courses

Petroleum Drilling Engineering Courses

  1. Drilling Operations for Non-Engineers
  2. Fundamentals of Petroleum Drilling Technology
  3. Well Planning
  4. Drill String Components and Drill Bits Operation
  5. Common Petroleum Drilling Problems & Drilling Optimization
  6. Petroleum Drilling Operations Practices
  7. Basic Drilling, Completion and Workover Operations
  8. Directional, Horizontal & Multilateral Drilling Techniques
  9. Underbalanced Drilling Techniques
  10. Drilling Fluids and the Circulating System
  11. Petroleum Oil Well Cementing Operations
  12. Basic Completion Design and Practices
  13. Horizontal Wells: Completion and Evaluation
  14. Petroleum Drilling Operations Practices & Well Completion and Workover Operations
  15. Common Petroleum Drilling Problems & Well Completion and Workover Operations
  16. Well Completion Design and Practices..& Underbalanced Drilling Techniques

 

1.       Drilling Operations for Non-Engineers

Who Should Attend:This training course is designed for technical, field, service, support and supervisory personnel. It is excellent for cross-training of other disciplines as well as those who interact with drilling, completion or workover design engineers..

Learning Expectations:The Drilling Operations for Non-Engineers training course program gives a technical overview of the fundamentals of petroleum drilling, review of well site operations & equipment including all types of drilling rigs, drilling rig components, drill bits, pipes, collars, drilling mud, drilling fluid, circulating systems, hoisting equipment, blow-out preventer (BOP), well planning process, generating a drilling prospect, directional drilling, MWD/LWD, Completion in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry.

Duration: One Week

2.       Fundamentals of Petroleum Drilling Technology

Who Should Attend: This training course is designed for new or entry level drilling engineers, drilling operations personnel, production engineers, completion engineers, petroleum engineers, geologists, geophysicist, drilling office support staff, and other technical supervisors, service and support personnel.

Learning Expectations:Participants in this Fundamentals of Petroleum Drilling Technology training course program learn about the overall petroleum drilling process, language and terminologies used in drilling operations, fundamentals of drilling equipment and how they are used, rig equipment and operations, common drilling problems and how to avoid them in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. The training course program also provides a fundamental knowledge of well planning process, rig types, drilling fluid, drill bits, drill strings design, solids management, Stuck pipe, lost returns, lost circulation, well control, tank arrangement and how they are used, MWD/LWD and directional drilling, cementing, casing, and hydraulic optimization in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry

Duration: One Week

3.       Well Planning

Who Should Attend:This training course is designed for drilling engineers, drilling operations and completion personnel, drilling supervisors, production engineers, field supervisors, toolpushers, managers and other technical support personnel

Learning Expectations:The Well Planning training course program provides an in-depth understanding to participants regarding on best well planning techniques in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. This training course program helps participants to understand well planning workflow and how to minimize the impact of regulatory, environmental, and geological uncertainty and changes in scope; drilling risk and associated downtime; well intervention and maintenance costs in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. This training course program covers a variety of topics that include: Well Planning Overview; Well Selection; AFE Preparation; Well Plan Organization and Data Gathering; Well Design Considerations; Rig Design Considerations; Procedures; Drilling Contracts; Cost Reviews and project cost analysis; practical workshop exercises in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry.

Duration: One Week

4.       Drill String Components and Drill Bits Operation

Who Should Attend:This training course is ideal for drilling engineers, drilling operations and completion personnel, drilling supervisors, production engineers, field supervisors, toolpushers, managers and other technical support personnel.

Learning Expectations:The Drill String Components and Drill Bits Operation training course program provides in depth understanding to participants regarding drill string components and the drill bits evaluation and operating guidelines in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. A number of topics are covered in this training course program that include: Drill String Overview; Kelly; Drill Pipe; Drill Collars; Heavy Wall Drill Pipe; Bottomhole Assembly Tools; Introduction to Drill Bits; Bit Design (Rolling Cutter Types); Bit Design (Fixed Cutter Types); Bit Hydraulics; Bit Selection Criteria; Bit Grading and Evaluation; Bit Operating Guidelines in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry.

Duration: One Week

5.       Common Petroleum Drilling Problems and Drilling Optimization

Who Should Attend: This training course is ideal for drilling engineers, drilling operations and completion personnel, teams, drilling operators, contractors, and service companies

Learning Expectations: The Common Petroleum Drilling Problems and Drilling Optimization training course program provides in-depth understanding to participants regarding common and potential problems that can occur during drilling operations and how to prevent them in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. Participants of this training course program learn how to identify early warning signs and how to respond, prevent and minimizing their potential impact to drilling operations in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. A variety of topics are covered in this training course program that include an overview of drilling objectives, general borehole stress and instability, how to recognize trends, Drilling Rig Hydraulics, Abnormal Pressure Environments, Kick Detection and Control, Lost Circulation, stuck pipe prevention; hole cleaning, tripping and fishing operations, and other sources of non-productive time in drilling operations, Hydrogen Sulfide and effective techniques to optimize Drilling in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry.

Duration: One Week

6.       Petroleum Drilling Operations Practices

Who Should Attend: This training course is ideal for drilling engineers, drilling operations and completion personnel, drilling supervisors, managers and other support personnel.

Learning Expectations: The Petroleum Drilling Operations Practices training course program provides in-depth understanding to participants regarding on best drilling operation practices in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. A variety of topics are covered in this training course program that include evaluation of alternative drilling methods; bit selection and application; stuck pipe problem and avoid potential problems; maintaining drilling fluids, lifting capacity, pressure control and pressure losses in the circulating system; hole cleaning, sloughing shale, lost circulation; casing and drill string design, selection of casing seats, BOP equipment; petroleum oil well cementing methods, cement additives and displacement mechanics; maximizing hydraulics at the rig; horizontal drilling, directional drilling and deviation control; well control problems; well planning process, integration of completion and drilling plans; and cost control; potential health and safety issues at the rig site in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry.

7.       Duration: One Week

Basic Drilling, Completion and Workover Operations

Who Should Attend:This training course is ideal for technical, field, service, support and supervisory personnel. It is excellent for cross-training of other technical disciplines such as reservoir and surface facility engineers plus geoscientists, as well as those who interacts with drilling, completion or workover design engineers.

Learning Expectations:The Basic Drilling, Completion and Workover Operations training course program gives a technical overview of the science and art of drilling operations, completion practices and post-completion wellbore enhancement or remedial workover techniques (well intervention) in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. The training course program’s purpose is to develop an understanding of the WHAT, WHY, and HOW of each of these areas of engineering practice in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. The participants of this training course program learn to visualize what is happening “downhole”, discover what can be accomplished and gain an appreciation for wellbore risks and the possibility of damage to the formation in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry.

Duration: One Week

8.       Directional, Horizontal, and Multilateral Drilling Techniques

Who Should Attend:This training course is ideal for drilling engineers, drilling operations and completion personnel, drilling supervisors, production engineers, field supervisors, tool pushers, managers and other technical support personnel

Learning Expectations:The Directional, Horizontal, and Multilateral Drilling Techniques training course program provides in-depth understanding to participants regarding on direction, horizontal and multilateral drilling techniques. best drilling operation practices in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. A variety of topics are covered in this training course program that include an overview of drilling operations, directional drilling overview; applications for directional drilling; directional profiles; deviation in vertical wells, directional drilling tools and techniques; horizontal wells; planning directional and horizontal wells; horizontal drilling methods and applications; drilling hydraulics in deviated wells; drill string and bit; considerations in deviated wells; hole-cleaning; multi-laterals in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry.

Duration: One Week

9.       Under balanced Drilling Techniques

Who Should Attend:This training course is designed for drilling engineers, drilling operations and completion personnel, drilling supervisors, production engineers, field supervisors, toolpushers, managers and other technical support personnel

Learning Expectations:The Under balanced Drilling Techniques training course program provides an in-depth understanding to participants regarding on Under-balanced Drilling in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. This training course program incorporates a variety of topics that include an introduction to under balanced drilling; dry air drilling; nitrogen drilling; natural gas drilling; mist drilling; foam drilling; stiff foam drilling; gasified liquids; flow-drilling; snub drilling; under balanced drilling general Issues and case studies in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry.

Duration: One Week

10.   Drilling Fluids and the Circulating System

Who Should Attend:This training course package is ideal for drilling engineers, drilling operations and completion personnel, drilling supervisors, production engineers, field supervisors, toolpushers, managers and other technical support personnel

Learning Expectations:The Drilling Fluids and the Circulating System training course program provides a comprehensive understanding to participants regarding on drilling fluids and the circulating system in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. This training course program covers a variety of topics that include an overview of drilling operations, Drilling Fluids Overview; Drilling Rig Circulating System; Drilling Fluid Components and Additives; Drilling Fluid Systems; how to evaluate and maintain drilling fluids; Solids Control; sand control; Clay Chemistry; Environmental Aspects of Drilling Mud Engineering; Field Tests of Drilling Fluids; Mud Engineering Calculations; practical workshops on Drilling Fluids and the Circulating System in the training course program.

Duration: One Week

11.   Petroleum Oil Well Cementing Operations.

Who Should Attend:This training course is designed for drilling engineers, drilling operations and completion personnel, drilling supervisors, production engineers, field supervisors, toolpushers, managers and other technical support personnel.

Learning Expectations:The Petroleum Oil Well Cementing Operations training course program provides an in-depth understanding of petroleum oil well cementing operations in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. This training course program covers a variety of topics that include: Introduction to Cementing; Manufacture and Classification of Oil well Cements; Cement Testing Procedures; Cement Additives; Casing Hardware; Blending equipment; Primary Cementing Equipment; Primary Cementing Operations; Squeeze Cementing; Cement Plugs; Evaluating/Testing the Cement Job; Fluid Flow Properties and Mud Displacement in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry.

Duration: One Week

12.   Basic Completion Design and Practices

Who Should Attend:This training course is designed for drilling engineers, drilling operations and completion personnel, drilling supervisors, production engineers, field supervisors, tool pushers, managers and other technical support personnel

Learning Expectations:The Basic Completion Design and Practices training course program provides in-depth understanding to participants regarding basic completion design , practices and equipment operation in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. Topics covered in this training course program include: Basic Downhole Configurations; Lift Methods; Sub sea Completions; Completion Productivity; Completion Planning; completion equipment, Tubulars; Packers; Artificial Lift Equipment; Downhole Completion Accessories; Subsurface Safety Valves (SSSVs); Wellhead Equipment in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry.

Duration: One Week

13.   Horizontal Wells: Completion and Evaluation

Who Should Attend:This training course is ideal for drilling engineers, drilling operations and completion personnel, drilling supervisors, production engineers, field supervisors, toolpushers, managers and other technical support personnel.

Learning Expectations:he Horizontal Wells: Completion and Evaluation training course program provides an in-depth understanding to participants of the training course program regarding horizontal wells completion and evaluation techniques in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry. A variety of topics, case studies and practical workshops are covered in this training course program including Horizontal Wells in a Reservoir Management Strategy; Horizontal Well Completions; Matrix Stimulation of Horizontal Wells; Hydraulic Fracturing of Horizontal Wells; Multilateral, Multibranched and Multilevel Wells in the petroleum, oil, and gas industry.

Duration: One Week