Drilling Technology Module
About This Program
In this course, students will delve into the fascinating world of oil and gas operations and learn about the science behind exploring these valuable materials. Students will explore a range of topics, including material science and its connection to the earth’s resources, various exploratory methods like drilling, and the environmental impacts of exploration. Additionally, the program covers the history of drilling and the importance of safe operations when drilling for materials.
What You Will Learn
- Understand geology as it relates to drilling operations
- Describe the step-by-step process of drilling a land exploration well
- The different types of drill bits and their main design characteristics
- The evaluation techniques utilized to gain insights into subsurface conditions
This program teaches students about oil and gas operations’ science and practical aspects. You will cover various exploration methods, drilling techniques, and environmental impacts. You will also learn the importance of safe operations and the historical context of drilling. By the end of this course, students will have gained a comprehensive understanding of the complexities involved in the oil and gas industry.
- 40% Quizzes
These will test your comprehension of the course material.
- 60% Knowledge Assessments
One for each week of the course.
This course is part of:
4 weeks at 20 hours per week.
All courses are taught in English.
Apply your new knowledge and skills to a career in Canada.
World-class textbooks are available with no extra cost.
Module credits can be put towards a future Diploma or MicroDiploma program.
Drilling Technology in Nontechnical Language
A completely rewritten and updated overview of onshore and offshore drilling operations and technology. Takes readers through the entire drilling process, from basic drilling geology to managing drilling operations. The updated edition covers key management issues such as safety, the environment, costs, and regulations. A new chapter offers advice to those considering working in the industry.
Steve Devereaux: Consultant Drilling Manager for British Gas Exploration & Production in Egypt and author of the official drilling manual for in-house use by Shell Bapetco. Previously an aeronautical engineer with British Aerospace, he has over 20 years of experience in the drilling business, beginning as a Trainee Driller with Shell and later holding all drilling positions up to Drilling Manager. He is a Chartered Engineer in the United Kingdom through the Institution of Mining Engineers.
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Drilling Technology Module
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Career-Focused Knowledge: Graduate prepared to enter the job market that corresponds to your field of study and ready to meet employer needs.
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Everything depends on your experience, location, industry, and the job market itself. According to data from Indeed, as of March 2023, the average salary for an Oil & Gas Administrative Assistant is around $49,000 per year in the United States. For a Land Systems Assistant, the average salary is around $57,000 per year. For a Mapping Assistant, the average salary is around $51,000 per year.
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