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PETEX e-Learning:  Fishing Basics

NOTE: This module has the same content as the Open-Hole Fishing module but does not include a video.
To see the module with the video
Go to the Open-Hole Fishing Module page.

Fishing can be divided into two broad categories: open-hole and cased-hole fishing. Open-hole fishing is done as the well is being drilled while cased-hole fishing is performed during production or well workover. Fishing techniques and types of equipment used vary between the two. This module will provide you with an overview of what is fishing, who performs the fishing job, some open-hole fishing causes, tools, techniques and ways to handle fishing jobs such as twist-offs, pipe stuck in keyseat and wall stuck pipe.
The Fishing Basics module consists of the following:
  • Lesson 1—Introduction to Fishing
  • Lesson 2—Causes of Fishing jobs
  • Lesson 3—Fishing Tools
  • Lesson 4—Fishing Jobs
  • Fishing Glossary
  • Quiz


Fishing Basics It should take you approximately 60–75 minutes to complete this module. A passing score earns you a Certificate of Completion.


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For multiple licenses or to use the Fishing Basics e-learning module in training, please contact us at 800.687.4132 or 512.471.5940 or by sending an email to petex@www.utexas.edu.


Catalog No. 92.M1010 - $75.00 for 6 months