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School of Engineering

Drilling Cost Reduction: Taster

Short Course

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Drilling Cost Reduction: Taster
Take a free topic from the Drilling Cost Reduction: Fundamentals course. This free course gives you the introduction to the RGU Professional Drilling Cost Reduction Fundamentals course.

The course content has been developed by a renowned drilling industry professional with more than 35 years of varied global drilling engineering and operations management experience. It gives you practical tips and lessons that can be applied to your drilling projects immediately.

Drilling Cost Reduction: Fundamentals will make you aware of the five critical factors to help reduce drilling costs.

Intended Audience:
The full course will be valuable to either individuals or organisations who are active in global well engineering and operations management onshore or offshore.

This course has one study option
Mode of Attendance
Mode of Study
Start Date
Course Length
Mode of Attendance
  • On Campus
Mode of Study
  • Full Time
Start Date
Available now
Course Length
15 minutes

Developed by industry experts, this course will demonstrate to participants how well engineering, commercial practices, procurement, operations management and optimisation can help reduce your drilling costs.


The University regularly reviews its courses. Course content and structure may change over time. See our course and module disclaimer for more information.


This free course provides a topic from the Drilling Cost Reduction Fundamentals course and a sample quiz.

1 webinar and knowledge check.


Academic Support

The Disability & Dyslexia Centre advises and supports students who disclose a sensory or mobility impairment, chronic medical condition, mental health issue, dyslexia and other specific learning differences. Applicants are encouraged to arrange a pre-entry visit to discuss any concerns and to view the facilities.

Disability & Dyslexia Centre

Study Skills Support

The Study Support Team provides training and support to all students in:

  • Academic writing
  • Study skills (note taking, exam techniques, time management, presentation)
  • Maths and statistics
  • English language
  • Information technology support

Study Skills Support


Free - There is no charge for this course.

Additional Costs

The following course-related costs are not included in the course fees:

Other Fees and Charges


For new intakes course fees are reviewed and published annually for each mode of delivery. Tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in the offer letter.  For further information see:



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Taking this course, you will have access to some of the world's best facilities. 

We've invested more than £100 million in the development of our campus, new facilities and new resources.

University Wide Facilities


The university has moved to home teaching and working following official COVID-19 guidance from the Scottish Government. Our staff will continue to process applications and respond to enquiries about your course during this time.  

Have a question about the course? Get in touch with us and we'll do our best to help.

This is a FREE course.

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