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Rotary Drilling Rig Types

A variety of rotary drilling rigs might be used depending on the location and geography of the reservoir. In the Rotary Drilling Rig Types module you will learn how rigs are classified, the characteristics of various types of rigs and the criteria used to select the type of offshore rig to be used. You will also see some examples of rigs in various environments.

The following lessons include audio presentations, animations, interactive exercises, and practice quizzes:
  • Lesson 1—Overview
  • Lesson 2—Land Rigs
  • Lesson 3—Offshore Rigs Overview
  • Lesson 4—Fixed Offshore Rigs
  • Lesson 5—Bottom Supported MODUs
  • Lesson 6—Floating MODUs
  • Quiz
  • Glossary

    It should take you approximately 60 to 90 minutes to complete this module. A passing score earns you a Certification of Completion.

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    e-Learning Module
    Catalog No. 92.M1110 - $95.00 for 1 year


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