Introduction to Deepwater Drilling
Awareness | 1-3 Days | In-Classroom, On-site, Virtual
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This comprehensive course provides a foundational understanding of the deepwater drilling process, including geological and environmental factors, well design considerations, rig selection, and an overview of the drilling operations.
Designed for onboarding new employees in deepwater drilling-related functions, this training program will help non-technical support staff gain a basic understanding of the process, equipment, and terminology involved in drilling in deep waters.
The goal of this course is to give participants a comprehensive overview of the deepwater drilling process, from selecting a drilling location to well design and rig selection, as well as covering the challenges, risks, and limitations involved. This program provides a basic understanding of the equipment and terminology used in deepwater drilling.
Throughout the course, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and delve deeper into topics that are of particular interest to them and their organisation.
This training course is often used for onboarding new employees in deepwater drilling functions.
Upon completion of the course, attendees will have gained a basic understanding of:
- Development of Deepwater Drilling
- Geological and Geomechanical Considerations
- Rigs types and capabilities
- Rig Equipment and Technology
- Environmental and Seafloor Conditions
- Station Keeping and Redundancy
- Dynamic Systems and Mooring
- Preparations Prior to Setting BOP
- BOP and Drilling Riser Operations
- Well Head Systems and Casing Design
- Drilling Fluids
- Dual Activity Operations
- Key Aspects of Well Control
- Logistics and Organisational Factors
- Risks and Challenge
- Safety Procedures and Protocols
- Emerging Equipment and Technological Developments
- Nice to know and next step
This course is ideal for drilling and completions engineers, technicians, and administrative staff who are just starting their journey in deepwater operations and wish to gain a fundamental understanding of the process. It serves as a starting point for those interested in further advanced-level training in deepwater well project and risk management.
A basic understanding of drilling and completion principles and some industry exposure are desirable for participants prior to enrolling in this course. However, if this is not the case, the course will be adapted to meet the needs of all attendees.
Duration: 1-3 days
Product Type: Course
Formats Available: In-Classroom, Onsite, Offsite, Online
Instructor: Soren Hartmann Linkedin