Types of Wells

The petroleum industry generally classifies wells depending on the purpose they serve in the complex process of drilling and production. This e-learning module shows you types of wells with easy-to-understand descriptions to give you a close-up view inside a well.

In this module you will learn:

  • What a well is and why they are important
  • The differences between types of wells
    • Exploratory wells
    • Appraisal wells
    • Development wells
    • Production wells
    • Injection wells

In order to successfully complete this module you will be required to:

  • Go through all the lessons in the module.
  • Complete the practice items.
  • Complete the module quiz with a passing grade of 70%. You will have 2 chances to complete the quiz.

At the end, you will receive a Certificate of Completion.  It should take you approximately 60-90 minutes to complete this module.

For multiple licenses or to use the material in training, please contact us at 800.687.4132 or 512.471.5940 or by sending an email to info@petex.utexas.edu.

Catalog #LicensePrice 
92.M01510 6 Months $65.00