Basic Drilling Training Course

Have an in-depth understanding of the complexity and risks involved in drilling for oil and gas. 

  • Be able to explain the processes involve in drilling.
  • Be able to explain the basic tools and equipment use in drilling for oil and gas
  • Be able to explain the different types of drilling fluid and their importance in the drilling process.
  • Effectively respond to emergencies within their level of competence


Those who will benefit from the basic and elementary training:

This Basic and elementary drilling training course is suitable for personnel working in the upstream oil and gas industry or anyone wishing to get involve in drilling for oil and gas, the training will be of great importance to new entrants into the upstream oil and gas industry, office personnel, and anyone associated with drilling whether or not he is involved in in daily drilling operations



This Basic and elementary drilling training course will be organised in 4 days. These include classroom exercises and videos. this Basic Drilling training is organised in our premises. we can equally organise the training onsite upon client request. 


Pre-requisite :   

There are no pre-requisite for the Basic and elementary Drilling training however it is recommended that delegates be able to read and write basic English or French. Knowledge of basic mathematics will be an added advantage.


Course Outline

  • Oil and Gas Development
  • Formations, Rock Pressure, Fluid Traps
  • Fundamentals of Petroleum Exploration
  • Drilling Contracts
  • Rig on Location
  • Types of Drilling Rigs
  • Drilling a Well - Development
  • Types of Wells
  • Rig Components, Rotating System, Circulating System, Drill Bits
  • Drilling Fluids - Mud Properties
  • Rig Personnel
  • Oilfield Terms
  • Explorations Drilling
  • Selecting a Location -  Rig Selection
  • Drilling from Bottom Supported Rigs and Semi-Submersibles (Casing and Cementing)
  • Formation Evaluation
  • Abandonment of WellsDirectional/ERD/Horizontal Well
  • Shallow Water Development
  • Deep Water Development
  • Problems Encountered while Drilling, Blowouts
  • Completion and Production, Completion Operations, Deep-water Completions
  • Production and Work over, Production Operations
  • Work over Operation


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