Managed Pressure Drilling and Adaptive Drilling Methods Course

Our Managed Pressure Drilling and Adaptive Drilling Methods course is created to meet a growing interest and involvement by oil companies and their contracted rig owners in Managed Pressure Drilling and the variety of New Adaptive Drilling Methods, which purport to mitigate the well-recognised problems associated with drilling in ultra-deep water using Conventional Riser Drilling.

The course covers each of the main systems. Complementary advances in enabling technologies: Riserless Mud Recovery, Riser Gas Handling and Early Kick Detection, are also discussed. This course provides a comprehensive technical introduction to personnel who are already involved or will be involved in any of these new Enabling Technologies. Together with the principles of operations, the course also discusses engineering design rationales underlying the equipment components, maintenance fundamentals and current legislation.


Course Outline:

  • Introduction
  • Historical Overview
  • Identifying the Adaptive Methodologies
  • Managed Pressure Drilling System
  • Dual Gradient Drilling System
  • Low Riser Return System
  • Complimentary Systems in Ultra Deep Water
  • Rig Interfaces – Handling – Procedures
  • Well Control and MPD Bridges


Course Duration:

  • 4 days


Who Should Attend:

  • Drill Site Supervisors
  • Drilling Engineers
  • Trainees Drilling Engineers
  • Drilling Superintendents
  • Offshore Installation Managers
  • Drilling Superintendents
  • Toolpushers
  • Assistant Rig Managers
  • Rig Managers
  • Senior Subsea Engineers
  • Subsea Superintendents



This course has a final test with a pass rate of 70% or above. Following successful completion, delegates will receive  a certificate accredited by the International Association of Drilling Contractors Drilling Industry Training (IADC DIT).



If you are interested in attending the course or looking for more information about the training, do not hesitate and contact us.


For additional information please email or call:


Call + 44 (0) 1224 511670


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