About this Micro Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT)

As water depths increase, Deepwater Drilling rigs are now almost universally Dynamically Positioned rather than moored. In water depths exceeding 1,500m / 4,500ft, DP is the only practical way of station keeping without the use of thruster-assisted mooring or pre-layed moorings, synthetic rope / wire mooring systems, etc.. However, Dynamic positioning introduces significant additional complexity (and cost) to Drilling operations. This Micro VILT examines equipment and procedures required to dynamically position a rig while drilling a Deepwater Well. It considers the risks associated with DP Operations and how they can be managed.   Micro VILT Group Pricing: SGD$1,200 per person / USD$ 889 per person (Minimum 5 persons per group session) For more details on pricing for larger groups or customisation of course outline, call us at +65 6741 9927 or email [email protected]   Delivery of this Micro VILT: The Micro VILT will be delivered through Zoom, MS Teams or equivalent video conference platforms in combination with other online interactive training tools.   Micro VILT Duration: The Micro VILT will be delivered online in 1 session comprising 4 hours, with 2 breaks. Micro VILT Course Materials: All participants will receive softcopy course materials (PDF format).   Breakdown of Modules: Dynamic Positioning
  1. Theory and Evolution
  2. Equipment Requirements
  3. Positioning Systems
  4. Station Keeping Capabilities
DP Rig Designs
  1. Semi-Submersibles and Drillships
  2. Deepwater Positioning
  3. Rig Classifications & Requirements
  4. Riser Angle Management
  5. BOP Design Requirements
DP Drilling Operations
  1. Planning – WSOGs
  2. Setting up on location
  3. Watch Circles and Station Keeping
  4. Drift and Drive Offs
  5. Emergency Disconnect Procedures and Practices

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