Oilwell Drilling Primer E-Course

A collection of engaging e-learning modules assembled to help you understand drilling practices and key concepts that are essential in today’s oil and gas industry.

The content of the best-selling book, A Primer of Oilwell Drilling, has been transformed into interactive e-learning course.  Covers drilling processes on land and offshore from exploration to well completion.  A focus on rig operations and new modules on Well Types and Formation Evaluation provide added value.  Includes video, animations and quizzes to ensure learning.

Students receive 3.5 Continuing Education Units and a Completion Certificate from The University of Texas at Austin.

This e-course includes the following modules taught in the order below. To see the topics within each module just click on the module name:

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

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

At the end, you will receive a Certificate of Completion from The University of Texas at Austin. It should take you approximately 35 hours 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 execed@petex.utexas.edu.

Catalog #LicensePrice 
92.C0310 12 Months $695.00