Drilling Cost Reduction
Short Course - RGU Certificate of Completion
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Each of the course modules provides guidance on a wide range of engineering and operations management with lessons learned that can help an individual or organisation to reduce drilling costs.
Individuals and organisations who are active in well engineering and drilling operations management onshore or offshore and who are seeking ways to reduce the cost of drilling.
The principle topics include:
- Directional Drilling
- Casing Design
- Cement Design
- Rig Contracts
- Service Contracts
- Rental Equipment
- Incentive Schemes
- Gate Process and Technical Limit
- Procurement and Cost Tracking
- Equipment fitness for purpose
- Drilling Fluids optimisation
- Offset Data Analysis
Identify the key factors necessary to maximise the Return on Drilling investment including how to:
- Identify, avoid and manage risks in contracts
- Allocate sufficient resources for the Drilling project
- Contribute to Drilling projects to meet the well objectives at a lower cost
- Shorten the learning curve to improve Drilling performance
The University regularly reviews its courses. Course content and structure may change over time. See our course and module disclaimer for more information.
12 webinars and a knowledge check.
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- Academic writing
- Study skills (note taking, exam techniques, time management, presentation)
- Maths and statistics
- English language
- Information technology support
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