Introduction to Rotary Drilling Certificate Program

The Certificate Program is a self-study program designed to teach key terms and concepts that are essential to the oil and gas industry. Topics include basic geologic concepts and rotary drilling equipment, tools, components, systems, and various procedures used in common practice.

Recommended for all rig personnel, employees of oil companies, drilling crews (both on land and offshore), landmen, and those wanting to learn more about rotary drilling operations.
Introduction to rotary drilling

When you purchase this program, you receive Introduction to Rotary Drilling, 2nd ed (in print or e-book) and the Online Assessment. The open-book assessment is made up of 200 questions and takes approximately 4 hours to complete after reading the book. If a passing score of 70% is not achieved, a retake assessment that includes 200 new questions is made available 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 info@petex.utexas.edu.

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

This comprehensive program offers a savings of $39 over purchasing the three components separately, as well as 9 continuing education units (CEUs).

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Catalog # Assessment Access Book Format Price  
2.01120AP 12 Months Print $240.00
2.01120AE 12 Months E-Book $227.00