Kingdom Drilling
Training Courses

Courses provide training in well design, engineering and drilling operations to enable delivering a well’s objectives, i.e. Safely, on time and within budget. Targeted at operator, service company and drilling contractor personnel. Services are provided by industry leading professionals with the know-how to operate and deliver a project's technical, safety & environmental needs.

2024 Courses

'Deepwater Drilling Fundamentals'

July 8th - 12th

On-line August 4th - August 16th

September 2nd - 6th

December 9th -13th

'Drilling Project Management', workshop using an appropriate regional case study. 

'Managing lost time 'MLT' ' 

A new uptake on 80's Stuck pipe prevention and 90's TRUE training) and a 

New Well control assurance training 'W-CAT' coming soon!

KD01 Managing 'Lost' time 'MLT', 3-4days Practical loss control leadership course. Addressing how to better recognize and analysis EVIDENT wells data to identify all 'things that go wrong'. Course introduces failsafe's  'Latent cause analysis' investigative methods to assure all learning is being translated and sustained into future drilling programs.

KD02 Drilling/well operations. 2day Introductory course for new-start technical and non technical persons. "All good VP, Norwegian Bank, Nov 2015"

KD03 HP HT Drilling Fundamentals, 3-5day customised learning experience developed in 2016 for Operating Companies. "93%and 96% instructor feedback, Jan 2020 courses"

KD04 Managed Pressure drilling. 4-day experience that encompasses all aspects of offshore MPD drilling projects."Great Visuals, Covered a huge variety of examples, eqpt etc. Chief Eng BAST section"

KD05 Deepwater Drilling Operations Ran in vaiours guises from 3 to10days, This well design, planning, drilling engineering & operations technology experience has been delivered in more than 25 countries to IOC's, NOC's and service companies as per specific in house requests since 1998, "Good course that needed more time to cover subject matter in required detail, Drl Supt"

5 day deepwater drilling ops course planned in house Jan 2020.

KD06 Stuck pipe, Fishing & Side-tracking. A 3day customised  drilling and work-over workshop expanding on traditional stuck pipe prevention, that additionally covers fishing, milling, plug pack cementing and side-tracking operations.  " Far exceeds expectations, WO Supt Nov 2015". Last delivery 2019, Shell Nigeria, 92 and 94% instructor feedback rating.

KD07 NEW Well Integrity in Drilling, Work-over and Intervention Operation.  3 day core course for technical and non technical Upstream professionals.

KD10 NEW Latent Cause Analysis; Affiliated with this training experience is a essential soft skills course for anyone starting in any industrial profession. Check out more at  "Great course albeit 35years too late for me. 'Technical Director' July 2017.

Other courses on request.

KD08 Basic Casing and Tubular design (4-5days) Last delivery November 2015.

KD09 Oil Field Primary Cementing (3-4days). Recent delivery, Dec 2015 for a Middle East Joint Venture

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B1. Onshore / Offshore drilling introduction.

B2. Guide to Drilling planning, engineering & design.

B3. Drilling Geology Guide - A non technical course

B4. Well control Assurance Training (fundamentals)

B5.  Guide to Oil field Cementing

B6. Fundamental Casing design.

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I1. Deepwater Drilling Fundamentals                           Well planning, design, engineering, operations and technologies..

I2. Deepwater Drilling operations.

Supported by Deepwater Drilling book published in Dec 2018.

I3. HPHT Drilling Fundamentals                                    

Well planning, design, engineering, operations and technologies. 

Book in progress 2024.

I4. HPHT Drilling operations.

I5. Drilling 'Practical loss control safety leadership' 

I6. Loss and waste avoidance (performance) workshops - focusing on aligning safety and efficiency in complex well's.

I7. Latent cause analysis. How to learn from all life and work related problems without assigning blame.

Drilling training experiences catered to SEE and meet your FAIL (failure Always Invites learning) needs / requirements.

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C1. Complex well's drilling, planning, engineering, design and operation's technology workshops aimed to work with you the customer to assure a customised course meets all your specific needs.

C2. Offshore Drilling: Planning, design engineering and best practice operations.

C3. HPHT Drilling : Planning, design engineering and best practice operations. (last delivery Jan/Feb 2020)

C4 Deepwater Drilling:  Planning, design engineering and best practice operations. (last delivery Jan 2020)

C5. Well Control Assurance Training 'W-CAT' Advanced blowout avoidance training course. Based on Bill Abels and other authors 1994 unpublished Firefighting and Blowout Control book. With updates. 

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Clients List: 1996 - Current.

Providence Resources, Chevron / KGC, BSEE, Centrica, DNB, Cupit, Cairn Energy, Petro-China, SPE, NOPSEMA, ONHYM, Saudi Aramco, AGR, Lloyds Register, Oil Search, Murphy Oil, Petronas, VGA, Petro Canada, Chevron, BP Norge, Norske (Shell UK, USA, Nigeria), Statoil (Equinor), Smedvig, TAM International, Schlumberger, ONGC, PDVSA, PEMEX, Addax Petroleum, Repsol, Cupit (Cuba), Sonangol, CNOC, CNOOC, Petro Vietnam, Huisman, EcoPetrol (Colombia), FORED (South Korea), OMV, Wintershall, INOC, IDOC,