Drilling Technology 1

Give the professional junior drilling staff the necessary understanding of the processes used during drilling operations. To give a better understanding of the history and the sources of petroleum and to learn some of the techniques, systems and equipment used in the process.



  • Introduction to geology
  • Rig floor components and drilling equipment
  • Drill string components
  • General introduction to drilling technology
  • Circulating system
  • Casing and cementing
  • Directional drilling
  • Introduction to Surface and Subsea well control equipment
  • Introduction to basic well control theory
  • Practical exercises on the Drillsim 5000 full scale simulator
  • Oilfield terminology

To be able to:

  • Understand basic well design principles and drilling technology
  • Increase knowledge in casing design
  • Understanding the cementing operation of a well
  • Describe and understand the use of drilling equipment used in rotary drilling
  • Increase knowledge in the use of well control equipment
  • Obtain sufficient knowledge about the course content to pass a written test with minimum 70% score