A study of practices and procedures that are involved in drilling operations. Topics on rig equipment, casing design, fishing, and proper procedures to successfully drill a well are discussed.

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Describe fundamentals operations in the drilling industry
  • Identify the five major systems and equipment of a drilling rig
  • Describe specific down-hole problems; and explain solutions

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours: 48.0