instructor led training

The Rig School™–Intro to Offshore Operations–A PETEX Legacy for Over 35 Years!

3.3 CEUs, 35 CPEs for Texas Accountants, 24 CEs for TDI Licensees, 27 CEs for Texas Landmen, and 2.75 MCLEs for Texas Lawyers. 

Now awarding CEs for Insurers, CPEs for Texas Accountants, and CEs for Landmen!


Length: 4.5 days

Course Content:

  • Geology and geophysics in offshore exploration
  • Offshore lease acquisition
  • Offshore drilling production
  • Well planning and business aspects
  • Maritime and state law and offshore regulations
  • Offshore storage and terminals
  • Offshore catastrophes and emergency response
  • Insurance for offshore operation
  • Economics of offshore exploration and development

Recommended For:

  • New employees
  • Attorneys
  • Insurance, finance, and administrative personnel
  • Anyone who needs a basic knowledge of offshore operations
  • Recommended book: A Dictionary for the Oil and Gas Industry, 2nd edition

Included with Course:

  • Catered lunch daily; beverages and snacks provided
  • Industry field trips
  • Course materials including instructor presentations
  • Publication: A Primer of Offshore Operations, 3rd edition


Download a brochure for our Introductory Drilling Courses (PDF–872 KB).


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Dates Location Price  
July 15-19, 2019 Houston $2,775
October 21st-25th, 2019 Houston $2,775