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Oil and Gas Drilling Training and Courses

Have you ever heard that  stuck pipe is one of the most important problems you will find in the oil industry. It is estimated that approximately US$ 2 billion are wasted annually on stuck pipe. Furthermore, it is believed that 80 to 85 % of these stuck pipe incidents are preventable.

Have you ever heard  that 99% of the wells drilled these days are directional wells?

If your answer is “Yes” to any of the above questions, then pay attention.

Here at Tanzaniapetroleum , we believe that “performance matter” in the oil and gas industry.

We have introduced new drilling courses to help people and organizations, make bigger impact and greater contribution to their co-workers, to their clients and to their communities and ultimately reduce cost, improved productivity , regain public confidence and maintain competitive advantages in this dynamic industry.

We offer the following courses:

  1. Directional, Horizontal and Multi-Lateral Drilling (Five days course) in which a PC based simulator is used to drill a well in a real life.
  2. Stuck Pipe Prevention & Fishing Operation. (A  stuck pipe is a three days course) which can be extended with two days Fishing and Remedial Operations. This is a course that also can be delivered at the rig site.
  3. Drill String Design: this is also a five day course that focusses on all drill string components and their use and combinations. This can be finetuned to any specific application in a certain

Target Audience

These courses are designed for operator, drilling contractor and service company engineers; drilling supervisors and superintendents. Drilling, production and operations engineers, field supervisors, managers and technical support personnel.

Our Facilitator

Joseph (Jos) Buntinx is an independent well engineering consultant and trainer. He was involved since 1992 in leading the Directional Drilling training courses for Shell E&P in the Netherlands, USA and Brunei. He has also been actively engaged as a consultant for NIRAS, EDS, Gaz de France, Neddrill, Maersk, Crosco, ADCO, Saudi Aramco and Santos. Prior to his current consulting and training role, he was the International Training Manager for Smith International (now Schlumberger) responsible for technical training in all aspects of drilling engineering for personnel in the eastern hemisphere. He was also responsible in setting up the International Training Centre in Heerhugowaard, the Netherlands. From 1986 to 1992 he was the Operations Manager for Smith International in the Netherlands and Denmark, responsible for all directional and MWD operations in the Netherlands and Denmark. His team drilled the first long reach records in the Danish sector of the North Sea.

Joseph Buntinx holds a degree in architecture and civil engineering from the University Hasselt, Belgium and a degree in drilling engineering from the Institut Français du Pétrôle in France


Enrolment Procedure, Scheduled Dates and Cost of the Program

For queries regarding Enrolment Scheduled Dates and Cost of the Program, mail us with Program Titles, Product Form, Applicant Name, Company/ College name & Mobile WhatsApp number at or +255655376543



Updated: February 11, 2020 — 11:36 AM
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