PRACTICAL DRILLING TECHNOLOGY COURSE (PDT)

DESCRIPTION:

The ADT course is Part 2 of the two-part series in drilling technology. Participants are recommended to complete the PDT course and a supervisory level well control course prior to enrolling in the ADT. The ADT covers some advanced well control methods, but does not include well control certification.

COURSE CONTENT:

  • Communication
  • Hole Trends
  • Problem Solving Model
  • Bits
  • Drill String Basics
  • Tripping Practices
  • Deviation & Stuck Pipe
  • Circulation System
  • Casing & Cementing
  • Abnormal Pressure
  • Mud & Mud Solids
  • Drillout Considerations
  • Leak-Off Tests
  • Formation Integrity Tests
  • Well Control Red Flags
  • Shallow Gas Kicks
  • Diverting
  • BOP Equipment Considerations
  • Salt Water Flows and Kick Identification
  • Well Control (Driller’s Method and Wait & Weight)
  • Kill Sheets
  • Lost Circulation in Vugular Formations
  • H2S Safety
  • Workover and Completions
  • METHODS:
    Lecture, exercises, workshops, tests, PowerPoint slides and discussion.

    Practical Drilling Technology is designed for Derrickmen, Assistant Drillers, Drillers, Toolpushers, Wellsite Leaders, and Engineers.
    The Practical Drilling Technology Course usually hosts a class size of 2-8 persons.

    Practical Drilling Technology is a 5 day course.
    COURSE DATES 2018:

    JANUARY

    Mon 15th – Fri 19th

    APRIL

    Mon 16th – Fri 20th

    JULY

    Mon 2nd – Fri 6th

    OCTOBER

    Mon 8th – Fri 12th

    DAILY SCHEDULE:
    Classes will begin at 7:30 A.M.
    Students will be dismissed by noon on the final day.
    REGISTRATION
    Interested in this course? Apply here.