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Introduction to Drilling Technology

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Target group:

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Course Goal: This course aims toprovide learners withan introduction to the Oil and Gas Industry and the different stages required for extracting and producing hydrocarbons


Target Audience: All relevant personnel


Learning Objectives:


LO1 Explain how oil and gas are formed and how oil and gas deposits are identified

LO2 Give an overview of the origins of hydrocarbons

LO3 Give an overview of oil and gas supply and demand

LO4 Give an overview of the costs involved in oil and gas production

LO5 Explain how exploratory activities are undertaken

LO6 Identify global oil and gas fields

LO7 Explain the difference between Upstream vs. Downstream

LO8 Identify the types of installations for offshore exploration, drilling, production and transport

LO9 Describe what is meant by ‘shallow water’ and ‘deep water’ developments

LO10 Identify different types and positioning of drilling equipment

LO11 Describe the ram rig system

LO12 Describe the role of the drill string and loose handling equipment

LO13 Identify different well types and drilling sequences

LO14 Describe how drilling sequences and equipment are used to establish the wellhead

LO15 Describe the role of drilling mud and the circulation system

LO16 Explain the process of cementing the well

LO17 Explain the process of well completion

LO18 Explain reservoir production mechanisms

LO19 Give an overview of artificial lift systems

LO20 Explain what is meant by well stimulation

LO21 Provide an overview of well workover operations

LO22 Explain the steps involved in the production, storage and transportation of hydrocarbons

LO23 Give an overview of decommissioning obligations and solutions

LO24 Describe the process of well plugging and abandonment


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