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Drilling Performance Optimisation (DRI49)


    This course covers all aspects of understanding and improving performance in the planning, execution and review phases of rig move to rig move. Practical examples and workshops will be utilised to ensure understanding.
    The participants will be taken through the offset well analysis process, how to understand and set relevant KPIs for each phase of the well construction process, how to improve the communication and move out of the silo culture, how to identify, categorise and remove or reduce Performance Limiters and Invisible Lost Time and finally how to conduct useful Post Section / Post Well reviews and capture Lessons Learnt.

    Course Level: Skill
    Duration: 5 days
    Instructor: Tim Day

    Designed for you, if you are...

    • Performance engineer, real time centre engineer, drilling engineer or team leader

    How we build your confidence

    The course comprises a mixture of presentations, workshops and real case studies to work through individually and in small teams.
    The instructor is happy to discuss and review existing KPIs, Drilling Programs, Risk Tables, etc that the participants can bring to the course, with an aim to improve and optimise them.

    The benefits from attending

    By the end of the course you will feel confident in your understanding of:

    • The overall process of Drilling Performance Optimisation and the engineer’s role
    • The importance of historical well analysis, including rig move timing and performance
    • How to set meaningful targets for performance and KPIs
    • How to focus the entire team on delivering every element of the Well Construction process as planned, or better than planned
    • How to identify Invisible Lost Time
    • How to identify any performance limiters in the drilling process
    • How to capture and create Lessons Learnt and strive for continuous improvement


    • What is Drilling Performance Optimisation?
    • Who is involved in Drilling Performance Optimisation?
    • Offset well analysis and how to create a simple tool to visualise and use the information correctly and get it to the right people at the right time
    • Communication, who needs the information and when, break down the silos
    • How to drive performance in every activity
    • Effective post section / post well reviews and creation of positive and negative Lessons Learnt



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