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A Primer of Oilwell Drilling, 7th ed.
A Basic Training Text for Oil and Gas Drilling
By Dr. Paul M. Bommer
The backbone of quality training and teaching programs worldwide, this long-standing PETEX book remains top of the list among educational content for today’s petroleum personnel. Industry expert Dr. Paul M. Bommer of The University of Texas at Austin has taken this industry staple to a new level, while preserving it as the comprehensive first reader of the oilwell drilling industry. Covers drilling processes on land and offshore from exploration to well completion. Fully illustrated. Can be paired with workbooks to function as a basic drilling training course. Originally constructed in cooperation with the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC).
ISBN 0-88698-227-8. 7th ed. 2008, 264 pp. Also includes 20” × 24” full-color Rotary Rig and Its Components Poster.
Earn a Certificate! Learn the basics of oil and gas drilling and test your knowledge with A Primer of Oilwell Drilling Certificate Program. This self-study package includes a copy of the book (in print or e-book) and a 200-question, online assessment. Successful completion earns a valuable Certificate from The University of Texas at Austin–PETEX and 3.0 CEUs.
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