Introduction to Drilling, Houston, October 15-16, 2013

Venue: Houston - Westchase

Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 15, 2013 / 8:30 am - (CST) End Date/Time: Oct 16, 2013 / 4:30 pm - (CST)
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This two-day course provides a non-technical overview of the phases, operations, and terminology used in of the drilling and completion of an onshore oil or gas well. It is intended for non-drilling personnel who work with drilling professionals (e.g. accounting, administrative, and support staff, environmentalists, landmen, stock analysts, etc).  No prior experience of knowledge of drilling operation is required.  The course will provide participants with a better understanding of issues faced in all aspects of onshore drilling operations. For a course related to offshore drilling operations, we recommend the "Introduction to Offshore Drilling" course.  

A complete set of course materials and lunches are included.  

Course Outline

  • Overview of Basic Petroleum Geology
  • The "Well Construction" Process
  • Drilling Rig - Its Components and Functions
  • Drilling a Well - From Top to Bottom
  • Drill Bits - Drill Fluids ("Mud")
  • Formation Evaluation (Logging - Coring - Drillstem Testing)
  • Completion and Workover Operations

Date: Oct 15 - 16, 2013

Length: 2 days (8:30 AM - 4:30 PM)

Location: Houston, TX

Delivery Method: Classroom Training

CEU: 1.6 Continuing Education Units

PDH: 16 Professional Development Hours

Certificate: Certificate Issued Upon Completion

Fee: $ 1,995.00 USD



Houston - Westchase
United States

Conference Speakers

Instructor TBD and biography yet to be prepared.