Basic Drilling Technology - BDT
This basic drilling technology course addresses the technology used to drill wells from a fundamental view point. Equipment and procedures involved with drilling oil and gas wells are described for those who are interested in understanding the drilling process regardless of academic background. During the first day, the overall drilling process is presented along with definitions and descriptions of drilling equipment.
This provides the vocabulary to understand the drilling process. During the remainder of the week, the various components and procedures are discussed in greater detail with explanations of the basic science concepts which guide these processes.
Subjects include descriptions of drill bits, directional drilling, drilling fluids, solids control, cementing, casing, well bore stability, well control, measurement-while-drilling techniques, stuck pipe, lost circulation, and well bore hydraulics.
Suitability - Who should attend?
Training Course Content
- The overall drilling process and equipment
- The language of drillers - understanding their terminology
- Understanding the abbreviations and acronyms associated with drilling
- Rig equipment and types
- Types of drill bits
- Drill strings
- Drilled solids management
- Mud tank arrangements
- Drilling fluid properties
- Well control
- Casing design
- Hole problems (stuck pipe, lost circulation)
- Well control
- Directional drilling operations and tools
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