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    Best Drilling Practices and Procedures for Rig Personnel - Part I

    The Course is focused on the description and group discussion of Best Practices and Procedures for

    conducting Drilling and Well Operations. It is specially oriented to improve technical competency of

    Supervisory Rig Personnel (Rig Managers, Tool Pushers, Drillers, Rig Safety Coordinators).

    The participants are encouraged to take active part in the analysis of rig operations and contribute to

    develop a complete list of Good Practices, Safety Procedures, Guidelines and Check Lists to be used for

    rig and well operations, based on their own field experience, lessons learned from previous experiences.

    The training material includes technical presentations of most relevant topics, Technical Manuals, Field

    Handbooks, and Recommended Practices issued by the Industry Regulatory Bodies and a good number

    of videos, classroom exercises and homework assignments at the end of each day.

    Day 1: Introduction to Drilling Operations for Rig Personnel

    • The Drilling Process Overview for Rig Personnel
    • The Drilling Rig Components: Basic Systems and Functions
    • The Rig Team Organization and Line of Command
    • Inspection of Well Location and Site Facilities
    • Rig Moving and Rig Up Planning and Execution
    • Rig Inspection performed by Rig Personnel - Forms & Examples
    • Drilling Program Analysis and Pre-Spud Meeting for Rig Personnel
    • Logistics for Drilling Preparation: Pipe Handling Tools and Parts Inventory

    Day 2: HSE Considerations for Drilling Operations

    • HSE Principles and Objectives
    • Personal Protection Equipment
    • Analysis of Material Safety Data Sheets
    • Pre-Job Safety Meetings
    • Permit-To-Work System Implementation
    • Lifting Equipment and Procedures Safety
    • Fire Fighting Equipment Requirements
    • Emergency Response Plans for Rig Personnel

    Day 3: Rig Preparation for Drilling Operations

    • The Drill String: Description, Functions and Specifications
    • Handling and Preparation of Drill String Components
    • Drill String Assembling and Operation Recommendations
    • Drill String Inspection Practices and Pipe Grading
    • Drilling Fluid Preparation and Properties for Rig Personnel
    • Basis of Mud Rheology for Rig Personnel

    Day 4: Drilling Operations

    • Good Drilling Practices
    • Drilling Parameters Monitoring and Interpretation
    • Connection Practices
    • Hole Cleaning Practices and Procedures
    • Tripping Practices
    • Casing Running and Cementing for Rig Personnel

    Day 5: Prevention of Well Control and Stuck Pipe Events

    • Introduction to Well Control: Equipment and Procedures
    • Causes, Prevention and Early Detection of Well Control Events
    • First Actions and Procedures in a Well Control Situation
    • Stuck Pipe Conditions and Consequences
    • Causes, Prevention and Early Detection of Stuck Pipe Conditions
    • First and Secondary Actions in a Well Control Event

    Drilling Superintendents, Rig Managers, Tool Pushers, Drillers, Assistant Drillers, Solids Control Equipment

    Operators, Rig Safety Coordinators, and any other field personnel that are related or will be involved with

    the rig operation and execution of well construction operations.

    • The Drilling Process Overview
    • The Drilling Rig Systems
    • Rig Moving, Rig-Up, Inspection and Acceptance
    • HSE Considerations for Drilling Operations
    • Drill String Handling, Assembling, Operation and Inspection
    • The Mud System Preparation and Condition
    • Drilling Operations: Drilling the Well, Hole Cleaning, Tripping Practices
    • Casing Running and Cementing Operations Overview
    • Well Control Principles and Procedures Overview
    • Stuck Pipe Prevention Fundamentals

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