Course Details

Course Name:

ST103 – WellSharp Drilling Operation (Driller Level).

Course Dsecription:

The course aims to reinforce and improve the candidate’s existing knowledge and appreciation of the various stages of shutting-in a well; from kick detection, shutting-in the well, shit-in verification, and kill operation.

The course is delivered through a series of interactive lectures supported by videos and animations, supplemented by a classroom workbook and further self-study exercises and practical work on a drilling simulator.

The course ends with an online assessment on the final day which will be administered by IADC and invigilated by an independent proctor.

Course Outlines:

Drilling, workover, completion plan.
Well control concepts.
Causes of kicks - detection.
Abnormal pressure warning signs.
Well control drills.
Shut-in procedures & verification.
Well control methods.
Managed pressure drilling (MPD).


This course has been designed for anyone expected to shut-in a well, such as drillers and assistant drillers.

For more information about the course:

Smart Thinking Company, 3rd Floor, 7353 Bashar Ibn Burd St, Olaya, Al            Khobar, KSA.

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