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10 - OGE-W - Oil & Gas - Well Construction and Drilling

OG-W 141 - Rig Inspection Techniques

Code Start Date Duration Venue
OG-W 141 20 November 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
OG-W 141 11 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

The Rig Inspection course provide a comprehensive overview of Rig Inspection currently available and covers the essential and practices of Rig Inspection .The course provides participants with all Rig Inspection topics such Drilling equipment, Mud-processing equipment, Engine room and power plant, Electrical equipment, Safety equipment, Well control equipment.

In addition, participants will become confident using the tools and techniques for Rig Inspection and using drilling equipment in order to complete the well in safe people & operation and with efficient cost. 

Course Objectives

  • Familiarize   a   participating   candidate   more   with   the   standard   operation   of   important   rig equipment.
  • Improve the awareness what a rig inspection performed by surveyors is about.
  • Increase the knowledge of several important standards from API, ASME, NACE, etc.
  • Increase the knowledge of specific drilling-rig-related electrical safety and standards for electrical equipment on drilling rig.
  • Improve   the   basic   knowledge   of   the   well   control   equipment   and   well   control   equipment standards.
  • Improve knowledge of rig safety procedures, dropped-objects procedures, and safety procedures pressure testing well control equipment.
  • Improve the awareness of possible unsafe equipment or practices which are present or occur on the rigs the candidate works on, visits or is responsible for.

Who Should Attend?

  • Drilling contractors  like (Rig manger ,Tool pusher , night pusher , driller , assistant Driller )
  • Drilling engineers
  • Well site supervisors
  • Drilling supervisors
  • Work-over Engineers
  • Work-over Supervisor
  • Rig engineers (mechanics , electrics )
  • Operations Engineers
  • Field Technicians
  • Technicians, analysts and other non-technical staff who are involved with but have limited experience with drilling operations .
  • non-technical staff who are involved with but have limited experience with drilling operations .

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  •  Drilling equipment    
  • Rig Inspection course learning objectives             
  • Drawworks        
  • Rotary table      
  • Top drive            
  • Independent swivel      
  • Crown and travelling block          
  • The derrick          
  • Winches
  • Lifting and handling equipment 

Day 2

  • Mud-processing equipment
  • Mud pump        
  • Mud system      
  • Engine room and power plant          
  • Diesel engine    
  • Air compressor                
  • Crane

Day 3

  • Electrical equipment            
  • Eddy current brake                    
  • Electrical safety 
  • Safety equipment   
  • Drilling and safety equipment                  
  • Pollution control 

Day 4

  • Well control equipment
  • Ram-type preventer     
  • Annular preventer         
  • Gate valve         
  • Choke and kill manifold                

Day 5

  • Drive Chain Inspections      
  • Inspection and chain service schedule as per API SPEC 7F             
  • Lubrication system
  • API RP 8B explanations and inspection categories
  • Drilling lifting equipment inspections
  • Results of inspections