This course covers oil and gas drilling in offshore environments. It presents an outline of well drilling operations from start to finish. Components of the course include discussions/training in drilling technology; rig components and movement practices; drilling equipment and down-hole tools; well design and stability; well casing design, as well as drilling fluids. The course will also give students an overview of the geology of offshore environments.

Course Objective

Upon completion of this course, participants will:

  • Understand basic drilling onshore/offshore operations
  • Understand the process flow of offshore drilling operations
  • Understand the basic components/functions of a drilling rig
  • Gain full grasp of other important factors in offshore drilling, such as drilling economics, formation and fracture pressures

Who Needs This Course?

  • Drilling, production and completions engineers/supervisors
  • Tool-pushers
  • Geologists
  • Laboratory fluid technologists
  • Managers
  • Operations personnel
  • Engineers
  • Offshore drill workers

Course Content

  • Introduction
  • Key terminologies
  • Overview of drilling operations
  • Rig components
  • Drilling bits
  • Formation pressures
  • Prediction/detection of abnormal pressures
  • Drilling fluids
  • Hydraulics
  • Casing design
  • Cementing/cement properties
  • Directional drilling/directional drilling tools and BHAs
  • Drilling economics

Course Structure


  • 5 Days

Training Fees:

  • N150, 000.00

Bank Details:

Account Name: Joint Professionals Training and Support International Limited

GTBANK: 0011418914

ZENITH BANK: 1012554608