Horizontal Drilling


To provide a basis for delegates to build on the knowledge gained by practical application in the field.


By the end of this course, participant will be able to:

  • Select the correct type of well for specific purposes.

  • Plan the well given well head, and target data.

  • Select the appropriate down hole tools to drill the well.

  • Understand the operation of down hole measuring equipment.

  • Interpret survey data, carry out survey calculations and plot survey positions on the will plan.

  • Recognize and avoid down -hole problems.

  • Analyze well shapes and project ahead


  • Co-ordinate System and Well Planning,
  • Down Hole Motors and Bottom Hole Assemblies.
  • Survey Equipment and Survey Interpretation.
  • Composed Ragland Diagram.
  • Practical Simulator Exercises on the personal computer.

Who Can Benefit?

Drilling Managers, Engineers and Senior Rig Personnel who are involved in designing, Planning and Drilling Horizontal Wells.