Elementary Drilling Onshore

Covers basic rotary drilling practices and rotary rig components. Reviews well planning, rig systems, directional drilling, well control, fishing, and well completion.

3.0 CEUs, 27 CPEs for Texas Accountants (no prerequisites required), 22.5 CEs for Landmen

Length: 4 days

Course Content

Participants receive instruction in:

  • Introduction to petroleum
  • Well planning
  • Types of Drilling rigs
  • Power, hoisting, rotating, and circulating systems
  • Blowout preventer system
  • Drilling operations
  • Well completions

Recommended For

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

Included with Course:

  • Catered lunch daily; beverages and snacks provided
  • Industry field trip
  • Course materials including instructor presentations
  • Recommended book: A Primer of Oilwell Drilling, 7th Edition