Petroleum Geology for Non-Geologists

Overview: Comprehensive introduction to petroleum geology for those with little or no previous geological experience, offering a valuable insight into the work of an E&P Geologist Duration: Two days. Suitable for: Anyone with an interest in developing a deeper understanding of operational geology; from fellow project team members who would benefit from learning more about […]

Geological Training

Advances in technology must be accompanied by investment in our most valuable assets – our people. With increasingly demanding drilling environments, HRH Geology understands that well trained, knowledgeable people work with confidence; maximizing efficiency and productivity, giving your organization the competitive edge. HRH Geology’s training courses set the benchmark for our industry. Our consistently high […]

Geological Trainer

Bill Rankin (Connect on LinkedIn) Our lead geological trainer is geologist Bill Rankin, who has over 33 years oil and gas industry experience, with 25 years specialising in training. Bill has worked in the field as a wellsite pressure analyst and data engineer on a variety of exploration, appraisal and development projects. Whilst working for […]

Managing Geological Operations

Overview: Covers the duties of the Operations Geologist before, during, and after the well is drilled. This covers in detail the writing of the Geological Programme, tendering for geological services, pre-spud meetings, reporting during drilling, and end of well report writing. Duration: Three days. Suitable for: Operator staff geologists entering the operations role, and for […]

Wellsite Geology

Overview: A comprehensive, intensive introduction to the duties and responsibilities of the Wellsite Geologist. The Wellsite Geologist is effectively the manager of geological operations at the wellsite during drilling and acts on behalf of the operating oil company, reporting to the Operations Geologist. The role is also analytical in nature, with geological interpretations used to […]

Introduction to Well Control Course

Overview: Covers the procedures and processes involved in restoring pressure control to a well. Blowout preventer equipment is described, pressures measured in the BOP are explained, and circulation of the closed well is discussed. Simple practical exercises are used to describe the Driller Method and Wait and Weight Method of well control. Duration: Two days. […]

Understanding Drilling Fluids Course

Overview: Covers the behaviour of drilling fluids. This includes the reasons why drilling fluid density and viscosity are controlled, discussion of the various drilling fluid hydraulic models, flow regimes and how these affect the well, pressure distribution in the circulating system, interpretation of drilling fluid pressure behaviour and hole cleaning. Duration: Two days. Suitable for: […]

Introduction to Drilling

Overview: Covers rig types, the lifting, rotating and circulating systems on the rig, straight-hole drilling procedures, logging, casing and cementing, deviated well drilling procedures, coring, testing, completion and abandoning. Duration: Three days. Suitable for: Anyone entering the oil industry with no practical rig experience. Both wellsite and office-based personnel will also benefit from this material. […]

HPHT Well Issues

Two day course to suit operators and consultant geologists taking part in HPHT operations for the first time. Overview: HPHT Well Issues is a comprehensive follow-up to the Formation Pressure Evaluation course, focusing on the impact of high formation pressures and temperatures on drilling plans, including equipment, drilling fluids, and logging programmes. Pore and fracture […]

Formation Pressure Evaluation

Accredited by the Geological Society of London Overview: Pressure evaluation is a safety critical part of geological and drilling analyses. This course, now accredited by the Geological Society of London, deals with the integration of LWD/wireline data together with drilling data, gas and cavings to confirm the accuracy of pre-drill pressure prediction. Duration: Five days […]