Kingdom Drilling
Training Courses

Courses provide training in well design, engineering and drilling operations to enable delivering a well’s objectives, i.e. Safely, on time and within budget. Targeted at operator, service company and drilling contractor personnel. Services are provided by industry leading professionals with the know-how to operate and deliver a project's technical, safety & environmental needs.

2016 Courses Available on request 

KD01 Drilling Optimisation Managing lost time 'MLT'.  (3-4days) workshop investigating how to learn from planning, design, engineering and operations things that go right and wrong within drilling and work-over through the application of proven lost control principles. 1st successful delivery, in 2015 to a SE Asian Operating Company.

KD02 Introduction to drilling operations. (2days)Introductory drilling course for new start engineers, technical and non technical persons. "All good VP, Norwegian Bank, Nov 2015"

KD03 HP HT drilling operations (4-5day) course recently delivered and developed in 2016 for Middle East Operating Companies in conjunction with an Oil and Gas Governmental training facility. "Excellent course, Senior Drl Eng, Feb 2016"

KD04 Offshore Managed Pressure drilling (4 days) course covering all introductory stages of delivering offshore MPD drilling projects."Great Visuals, Covered a huge variety of examples, eqpt etc. Chief Eng BAST section"

KD05 Deepwater Drilling Operations (3-10days)       Deepwater well design, drilling engineering and operations courses that have been delivered worldwide ranging from 3-10days at IOC's, NOC's and service companies specific requests, most recent 2015 5day course: "Good course that needed more time to cover subject matter in required detail, Drl Supt"

KD06 Stuck pipe, Fishing & Side-tracking (3day) drilling and work-over workshop expanding on traditional stuck pipe prevention for the team by additionally covering fishing, milling, plug pack cementing and side-tracking operations.  " Far exceeded my expectations, WO Supt Nov 2015".

KD07 NEW Well Integrity in Drilling, Work-over and Intervention Operation. (3 days) Perhaps a core course for new, technical and non technical Upstream professionals.

KD10 NEW Latent Cause Analysis; Affiliated with this training experience simply changes peoples lives. This is therefore the essential soft skills course for anyone starting in any industrial profession. Check out more at

Other courses available on request.

  1. KD08 Basic Casing and Tubular design (4-5days) Last delivery November 2015.
  2. KD09 Oil Field Primary Cementing (3-4days). Recent delivery, Dec 2015 for a Middle East Joint Venture.
  3. KD11 Stuck Pipe Prevention (3days) Recent delivery, April 2016 for a Middle East Major.

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Introduction to Oil & Gas Exploration, Development & Production.

Drilling onshore introduction.

Drilling offshore introduction.

Drilling well planning, engineering and design (1).

Drilling Geology - A non technical course

Drilling Well control management (1)

Oil field Cementing

Basic casing design

All the above catered to meet clients specific in house or local needs/requirements.


Deepwater Drilling Well planning, design and engineering (2).

HPHT well planning and design.

HPHT engineering and operations.

Drilling Optimisation 'Managing Lost time 'MLT' '.  

Loss and waste avoidance workshops that focus on aligning safety and efficiency in complex well's including but not limited to

- Delivery well's Safely, efficiently and with excellence.


Complex well's drilling planning engineering, design and operations workshops to meet clients in house or specific requests.

Note: We aim to work with you, the customer to assure we meet your specific needs

Drilling Extreme wells & Advanced well control (3)Bill Abel   Abel Engineering

Clients List: 1996 - 2016. 

Chevron/KGC, BSEE, Centrica, DNB, Petro-China, SPE, NOPSEMA, ONHYM, Saudi Aramco, AGR, Oil Search, Murphy Oil, Petronas, VGA, Petro Canada, Chevron, BP Norge, Norske Shell, Statoil, Smedvig, TAM International, Schlumberger, ONGC, PDVSA, Addax Petroleum, Pemex, Repsol, Sonangol, CNOOC, Petro Vietnam, Huisman, Cairn Energy.