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Basic Drilling Technology




3 Days


To provide a basic knowledge of the theoretical and practical aspects of drilling operations.

 Intended For:  

Drillers, Assistant Drillers, Derrickmen, Mud Engineers and Mud Loggers.

Course Content:  

Well planning overview
History and source of petroleum
Multi level interdependency of the Petroleum Industry
Drilling rig systems, their purpose and use
Principles of the drilling process, fishing, casing and cementing
Knowledge and ability in the principles of directional drilling
Knowledge and ability in the principles of well control and blowout prevention
Differences between onshore and offshore drilling rigs and drilling practices
How established drilling practices interface with modern tools and technology
The causes and prevention practices concerning lost circulation

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