Drilling Operations ​Driller Course for Surface Stack

This IADC WellSharp Certification Course is designed for drilling personnel and those employees desiring drilling certification for the first time.  Topics covered in this 4 day course include:

  • Drilling and Completion Planning
  • Well Control Concepts
  • Mud ​Properties and Pit Management
  • Pre-Recorded Data
  • Causes of Kicks
  • Barriers
  • Shallow Gas, Water Flows, and Top Hole Drilling
  • Abnormal Pressure Warning Signs
  • Well Control Drills
  • Kick Detection
  • Shut-in Procedures and Verification
  • Post Shut-in Monitoring & Activities
  • Well Control Methods
  • Casing and Cementing Considerations
  • Risk Management
  • Equipment

The students will have several opportunities to use the drilling simulator during the course.​