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Updated March 2019

Specialist Oil & Gas training courses from Oil & Gas experts


2 - Rigs and Installations

Introduction to Oil and Gas - Rigs and InstallationsWhen seismic surveys indicate the possibility of hydrocarbons, it’s time to bring in the drilling rig. Be it on land or offshore – it must be the right rig for the job.  Although there are many types of oil and gas rigs, they all include a package of specialist drilling equipment and carry out the same basic drilling operations.

This course will help you identify the different rig types and their capabilities and look at how rigs have evolved and how technology has advanced over time. You will also learn about the jobs and the people required to ensure safe and successful rig operations.

Approximate duration: 30 minutes.

The aim of this course is to teach you about the following subjects:

  • Rig types and capabilities
  • Drilling rig equipment and how it has improved
  • The people required to drill a well

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