Elementary Drilling E-Course

Made up of hands-on learning, interactive, and multimedia training modules to understand basic rotary drilling practices and rotary rig components. Learn the basics of petroleum, history of drilling and transporting oil, and how crude oil is transformed into valuable products. In addition, also learn about well planning, forces driving the oil market, and an overview of petroleum industry sectors.

Students receive 2.0 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:

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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. It should take you approximately 12-20 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 info@petex.utexas.edu.

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Catalog # License Price  
92.C0110 12 Months $595.00