OILFIELD TECHNICAL COURSES
RAM AND ANNULAR BLOWOUT PREVENTERS
Provides detailed discussion of the operations, maintenance, and inspection requirements associated with Ram and Annular Blowout Preventers. Discussions include blowout preventers manufactured by each of the major producers of these equipments.
HYDRAULIC CONTROL SYSTEMS FOR BLOWOUT PREVENTERS
Provides detailed discussion of the operation and maintenance requirements for the hydraulic control systems associated with Blowout Preventers. Topics include reservoirs (and fluid mixing systems), pumps, pressure regulators, pilot system controls, fluid power system controls, accumulator systems, pneumatic controls, and driller’s control panel operation. Discussions cover both Pilot Controlled Systems and MUX Controlled Systems
Provides detailed discussion of the operations, maintenance, and inspection requirements associated with Top Drive drilling systems.
KELLY ROTARY DRIVES
Provides detailed discussion of the operations, maintenance, and inspection requirements associated with rotary drive drilling systems. Includes discussion of rotary table drives, Kelly equipments, swivels, and mud supply systems.
Provides detailed discussion of the operations, maintenance, and inspection requirements associated with Drawworks systems. Includes discussion of hoisting systems, crown blocks, live blocks, tongs, and chain drives.
Provides students with an overview of the operation and maintenance requirements associated with the use of Iron Roughneck equipments.
DRILL STRING DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY
Gives participants the tools to identify the various types and grades of drill pipe used on rigs, and know how to determine the operating limits for each. Provides an understanding of the basic principles of engineering mechanics that are involved in Drill String Standards and Drilling Tubular Failures.
OFFSHORE DRILLING RISERS
Provide introduction to the installation, operations, and maintenance of riser systems used in offshore drilling operations. Includes a review of Subsea Choke and Kill system operations.
OFFSHORE LOWER MARINE RISER PACKAGES (LMRP)
Provides instruction in the installation, operation, and maintenance of LMRP used in offshore drilling operations.
MOTION COMPENSATORS AND TENSIONERS
Describes the operation and maintenance requirements for offshore drilling motion compensators and tensioners. Includes discussion of Riser Tensioners, Motion Compensators, and Drill String Compensators.
Provides instruction in the operation and maintenance requirements of mud systems pumps and controls
MUD CIRCULATING SYSTEMS
Provides students with an overview of the operations and maintenance requirements associated with drilling mud circulating systems. Include discussions of shakers, de-sanders, degassers, de-silters, mud cleaning, and mud control systems.
CHOKE AND KILL SYSTEMS
Discusses the principles of well control using choke and kill manifold systems in combination with Blowout Preventer shut-in systems. Describes the operation and maintenance requirements for various types of remote controlled chokes and failsafe valves. This course is oriented toward subsea Well Control.
TSP BOOTCAMP (ROUGHNECK TECH)
Gives new hires, whether they are to be on-boarded as field personnel or warehouse personnel, the skills and knowledge required to perform entry level assembly, testing, and operations.
INTRODUCTION TO OFFSHORE OPERATIONS SEMINAR
Overview of all aspects of a Drilling Units operation. This course is intended for those individuals with no knowledge of offshore drilling operations procedures and techniques. It provides general orientation into the terminology, processes, and techniques used in offshore drilling.
SEMISUBMERSIBLE & DRILLSHIP OPERATIONS SEMINAR
Discussion of the systems that are involved in Semi-Submersible Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU) and Drillship operation. Includes a detailed look at Drill Through Equipment used in both types of drilling vessels.
ULTRA – DEEPWATER OPERATIONS
Discusses the specific issues that arise from operations in an ultra-deepwater environment (>6500 ft water depth). Covers the unique challenges of hydrostatic pressure, temperature, and depth associated with operations at these depths.
BASIC DRILLING PRACTICES
Introduction to the basic drilling practices employed on offshore drilling vessel. This course provides the basic knowledge associated with offshore drilling operations and is intended for individuals who need to develop skills and understanding of the detailed requirements to properly drill in the offshore environment.
ADVANCED DRILLING PRACTICES
This course is a follow-on to the Basic Drilling Practices course. This course is intended for individuals who need in-depth knowledge of the materials, techniques, equipment, procedures, inspection, processes, and safety issues associated with drilling in deepwater environments.
This course introduces participants to the reasons for MPD, the different MPD processes, and the equipment required to manage and monitor each MPD process type.
Understanding the equipment and processes involved in the upper and lower completions.
FIRE AND GAS DETECTORS
Reviews the various types of fire and gas detection systems available. Includes detailed instruction in the use of the most common types of detectors
OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF FIRE SYSTEMS ON OFFSHORE PLATFORMS
Provides an overview of the operation and maintenance considerations for fire suppression systems utilized on offshore petroleum drilling and production.
Provides general knowledge regarding the operation, maintenance, and safety of potable water systems, instrument air systems, sewage treatment systems, and vent/flare systems.