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Elementary Drilling (Offshore or Onshore)

3.0 CEUs, 25 CPEs for Texas Accountants (no prerequisites required), 22.5 CEs for Landmen

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Covers basic rotary drilling practices and rotary rig components; also includes field trips. Participants receive handouts.

Length: 4 days

Course Content

Participants receive instruction in:

  • Introduction to petroleum
  • Planning a well
  • Drilling rigs
  • Power and power distribution systems
  • Hoisting system
  • Rotating system
  • Circulating system
  • Blowout preventer system
  • Drilling operations
  • Well completions

Recommended For

Entry-level personnel in the drilling industry; personnel not directly involved in drilling but who need to know basic drilling principles and nomenclature.

April 28 - May 1, 2014 class is for Offshore Drilling.

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