Offshore Drilling Operations

Well control and sub-sea BOP equipment are covered together with directional drilling and completion design.

Course Detail

The course covers drilling in the offshore environment. Types of rigs and rig moving practices are discussed along with drilling equipment and down hole tools, A geology overview is given together with wellbore stability and well design including casing design, drilling fluids and cementing. Well control and sub-sea BOP equipment are covered together with directional drilling and completion design.

Who should attend?

Drilling Supervisors, Drilling Engineers, Rig Managers and Drillers requiring offshore knowledge

Course Agenda

Day1

  • Types of rigs
  • Rig moves
  • Primary components of offshore rigs – hoisting, pumping, rotating
  • Down hole drilling tools

Day2

  • Geology overview
  • Overburden, pore pressure and fracture gradient
  • Well planning
  • Drilling fluids
  • Cementing

Day3

  • Well design
  • Review of steel properties
  • Casing design
  • Well control

Day4

  • Drill string design
  • Directional drilling
  • Surveying

Day5

  • Completions
  • DST procedure from floating MODU