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Directional Drilling Training Course

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Course Overview

The Oil and gas industry is one of the most diversified industries in the world. It’s a multi-disciplinary industry with complicated integrated operations onshore and offshore. What is meant by Directional Drilling? Directional drilling in oil and gas industry is a widely used technique in order to explore oil and gas reservoirs that are not possible to drill with conventional vertical drilling.

Directional drilling is one of the most advanced technology and has diversified challenges as well. Directional drilling uses different types of good profile and cutting-edge technology to explore oil and gas which are impossible to drill with vertical drilling. This course is designed to give the necessary knowledge of directional drilling to enter in the world of new opportunities.

ZOE has designed this course to empower young engineers and learners to learn diversified directional drilling techniques, technology, and engineered principles. This course is designed to cover all aspects of directional drilling used in oil and gas industry either onshore or offshore.

Course Objectives

The primary objective of this Directional Drilling certificate course is to empower professionals and engineers with:

  • Complete knowledge and information about all activities involved in directional drilling
  • The required experience and confidence to handle directional drilling challenges and take correct timely decisions to drill successfully
  • The necessary understanding and knowledge of all required equipment and tools for uninterruptable drilling and directional drilling operations either onshore or offshore
  • To give the confidence and knowledge to conduct training for young professionals working or aiming to work in directional drilling
  • The ability to introduce smart and advanced directional drilling operational techniques and concepts, including technology, to make work easier, faster, simpler and more accurate
  • The potential and capability to make operational enhancements and changes in other strategic plans for one’s organization to increase credibility and attract customers from multiple operator companies
  • The ability to contribute to organizational growth and development through various avenues
  • The complete skillset and capabilities to undertake critical and complex roles and responsibilities in directional drilling team for onshore, and offshore rigs

Training Methodology

This collaborative Certificate in Directional Drilling Course, will comprise the following training methods:

  • Lectures
  • Seminars & Presentations
  • Group Discussions
  • Assignments
  • Case Studies & Functional Exercises

Zoe Talent Solutions follows ‘Do-Review-Learn-Apply’ model.

Organisational Benefits

With professionals and engineers undertaking this Certificate in Directional Drilling training course, their organizations will derive the following benefits:

  • Efficient onshore and offshore directional drilling operations because of trained and experienced professionals overseeing technical drilling challenges
  • Regular maintenance of directional drilling tools to prevent early damage or wear and tear
  • Frequent training and upskilling of existing staff on advanced practices of onshore and offshore directional drilling operations
  • Application of modern technology to speed up the exploration process
  • Adherence to all required standards of operation and safety during activities in directional drilling
  • Reduced costs and maintenance of directional drilling tools
  • Closest prediction of possible drilling risks and problems with effective management and prevention in order to reduce non-productive time
  • Competitive advantage because of trained directional drilling professionals, enhancing various aspects of operation to keep up with the market and changing customer requirements

Personal Benefits

Professionals enrolling for this Directional Drilling certificate course will derive the following benefits:

  • Complete knowledge and experience of directional drilling operations
  • Greater experience and confidence to handle directional drilling challenges, problems, risks, and emergency situations on rigs, taking timely and accurate decisions to prevent any non-productive time and damage to wellbore
  • Increased potential and ability to successfully undertake higher roles and responsibilities related to overseeing end-to-end directional drilling operations at drilling rigs
  • Improved attention to detail and knowledge to review directional drilling processes, systems, equipment and tools, from time to time and take corrective action
  • Greater potential to contribute to organizational growth and development through enhanced drilling efficiency and support processes offering operational excellence
  • Increased confidence and experience to train other professionals on rig site with knowledge acquired from directional drilling certificate course
  • Enhanced skillset and knowledge to provide strategic inputs to drilling rig operations, in HT/HP well and also in ERD wells
  • Greater understanding and experience of advanced methods and technology, applying these to enhance overall directional drilling operations and contribute to organizational growth and development in challenging drilling environment
  • A sense of contentment to contribute to enhance employer branding as well as employee health and safety through robust guidelines and best practices to be followed during operations

Who Should Attend?

  • Young Engineers who are going to join directional drilling engineering operations at onshore or offshore oil and gas rigs
  • Top management involved in strategic decision making regarding directional drilling operations, safety measures and practices for wellbore stability and integrity
  • Compliance and health and safety officers responsible for ensuring adherence to all standards and benchmarks of drilling engineering & directional drilling engineering
  • Legal and financial advisors required in times of legal and/or financial liabilities against the organization involved in directional drilling operations
  • Vendors and suppliers involved at any stage of drilling operations at onshore and offshore oil and gas rigs
  • Any other engineer or professional interested in getting knowledge on directional drilling engineering

Course Outline

Module 1: Fundamentals of Directional Drilling and Directional Drilling Technology

  • Well planning
  • Well positioning
  • Coordinate system of wells
  • Terminologies used in Directional drilling
  • Well objectives
  • Well targets
  • Well target issues
  • Applications of directional drilling
  • Limitations of directional drilling

Module 2: Advance Well Planning and Directional Surveying

  • Different Survey Methodologies
  • Anti-collision strategy
  • Multiple survey tools
  • Mud logging
  • Measurement while drilling (MWD)
  • Logging while drilling (LWD)

Module 3: Downhole Equipment

Module 4: Well Trajectory Planning

  • Well path design for directional drilling
  • Calculations of Horizontal well
  • Drill string design for directional drilling
  • Shock and vibrations
  • Torque and drag in directional drilling

Module 5: Wellbore Stability and Drilling Hydraulics

  • Wellbore stability in directional drilling
  • Downhole cleaning of drilling cuttings
  • Multilateral wells and ERD Wells
  • Geosteering tools and methodology
  • Problems in directional drilling

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