Drilling Technology II

  • The circulating system
  • Introduction to drilling fluid types and maintenance of same
  • Solids control equipment
  • Pressure calculations
  • Well control problems and well kill methods
  • Introduction to fishing operations and fishing equipment
  • Introduction to Surface and Subsea well control equipment
  • Practical exercise on the Drillsim 5000 full-scale simulator
  • Oilfield terminology
  • Describe the circulating system components
  • Understand the basic purposes of drilling fluid
  • Safely make mud density and viscosity checks as required on a rig
  • Describe the use of various solids control equipment
  • Fill out a basic vertical kill sheet including pressure calculations
  • Obtain sufficient knowledge about the course content to pass a written test with minimum 70% score