Deepwater Drilling Operation I
This course is intended for individuals working closely with the operations departments within their companies drilling in deep water. The course will cover all aspects, from planning a typical deep water well to selecting and operating a deepwater rig.
This training course is often used for onboarding new employees in deepwater drilling functions.
The objectives of this course are to provide participants with a thorough understanding of deepwater drilling operations and processes, risks and challenges. Equipment and limitations will also be discussed. This will allow the participant to plan and execute work in a more structured and safe manner, giving a more efficient working day, blending into the culture onboard, and establishing themself as valuable team players.
Get the opportunity to ask questions and deep dive into specific topics that adds value to you and your organisation…
The course will give the participant an understanding of deepwater well design and operations, including the challenges faced in the deepwater drilling environment. This course can serve as an introduction to both entry-level and experienced drilling professionals for deepwater drilling technology.
At the end of the course, the delegate will gain a basic understanding of the following:
- History and development
- Deepwater locations, geology and geomechanics
- Overburden and compaction
- Pore and fracture pressures
- Metocean environment and Seafloor
- Rigs types, selection and Capabilities
- Rig equipment
- Station Keeping and Dynamic Positioning
- Open Water Operations Before Setting BOP
- BOP and Drilling Riser running
- Operation after BOP
- BOP systems
- Subsea wellheads and casings
- Drilling Fluids
- Dual Activity
- Well Optimisation
- Drilling equipment
- Well Control key Aspects
- Drilling Challenges
- Risk and Hazards
- Limitations and Failures
- Organisation and Logistics
- MPD systems
- Risk and Challenges
- New Equipment and Development
Drilling professionals and support staff desire an understanding of deepwater operations with risks and challenges.
Basic drilling experience from floating installation is preferred, alternative Drilling Technology I or Introduction to Deep Water Drilling.
Duration: 3-5 days
Product Type: Course
Formats Available: In-Classroom
Instructor: Soren Hartmann Linkedin