Routine Drilling Operations Self-Study Program

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The Self-Study Program is designed to teach key terms and concepts that are relevant to rig personnel and drilling crews. Topics include drilling requirements, bottomhole assemblies, drilling fluids, casing installation, and cementing operations.

When you purchase this program, you receive Routine Drilling Operations, 2nd ed. (in print or e-book) and an online assessment that can be taken as an open-book test at your own pace.  If you already own a copy of the book you can purchase the assessment separately.  The assessment is made up of 250 questions and takes approximately 8 hours to complete after reading the book. If a passing score of 70% is not achieved, you may retake the assessment at no additional cost. Successful completion earns a Completion Certificate from The University of Texas at Austin–PETEX and 3.0 CEUs.

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

Customers interested in drilling may wish instead to purchase the Drilling Technology Self-Study Program, which comprises three related subjects.

Catalog #AccessFormatPrice 
2.01220AP 12 Months Print Book $260.00
2.01220AE 12 Months E-Book $244.00
2.01220A 12 Months Assessment Only $150.00