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Smith Mason & Co Course Catalog

Smith Mason & Co provides a full range of premium-quality well control training courses and specialty programs for industry-leading oil and gas operators and drilling contractors worldwide. We integrate decades of experience with state-of-the-art well control technology to deliver fundamental principles that bridge old school learning with cutting-edge techniques that help minimize risk and maximize safety for workers and well sites alike.

Select a category below to find out more about the specific courses that we have available.

Practice Test Intro Level 2

 

Practice Test Driller Level 3

Practice Test Supervisor Level 4

Practice Test Workover & Completion

Practice Test Subsea

IADC WELL CONTROL

IWCF: DRILLING WELL CONTROL

IWCF LogoInternational Well Control Forum (IWCF) Certified Courses

Our instructors are fully certified by IWCF and the course complies with IWCF requirements. All course records and student certificates are properly maintained to meet IWCF regulations.

REGISTRATION DEADLINES for all IWCF courses are 7 business days prior to the course start date.

IWCF WELL INTERVENTION AND PRESSURE CONTROL

IWCF LogoInternational Well Control Forum (IWCF) Certified Courses

Our instructors are fully certified by IWCF and the course complies with IWCF requirements. All course records and student certificates are properly maintained to meet IWCF regulations.

REGISTRATION DEADLINES for all IWCF courses are 7 business days prior to the course start date.

STUCK PIPE PREVENTION

The Stuck Pipe Prevention training provides drill crews and supervisors practical techniques for eliminating or significantly reducing stuck pipe incidents as well as steps to minimize the event and get free quickly.

BASIC DRILLING OVERVIEW

SMITH MASON ADVANCED WELL CONTROL

Critical situations require analytical thinking. This course puts the students in critical situations – a high volume kick, a high intensity kick (2 ppg, 3 ppg MW increase.)…topics that aren’t addressed in standard well control courses.

TRUE (TRAINING TO REDUCE UNSCHEDULED EVENTS)

TRUE training is designed for the rig team to conduct a self assessment of their well plan and create action plans to mitigate potential problems.

DRILLING PRACTICES

Drilling Practices provides an understanding of the “big drilling picture” by providing practical and proven field drilling practices to recognize and interpret drilling trends.

HPHT (HIGH PRESSURE HIGH TEMPERATURE)

Introducing High Pressure and High Temperature scenarios to the crews allow for your team to identify the challenges created in an HPHT well in both the drilling and well control environment.

DWOP/CWOP (DRILLING WELL/ COMPLETING OPTIMIZATION PROCESS)

During the DWOP. the rig team constructs a theoretical well and works through each hole section. They then develop a plan to improve performance based on the lessons learned. This plan addresses the need to control costs, while working safely and efficiently.

LEAD4SAFETY: SAFETY LEADERSHIP

Lead4Safety is designed to assist leaders understand how to lead a culture of safety in their workplace. Focusing on an understanding of behavior will develop skills for motivating employees to work safely.

TARGET SAFETY: BEHAVIORAL BASED SAFETY FOR TODAY’S OILFIELD

Target Safety is designed to help organizations continuously improve their safety performance by understanding the human factors that are critical to safety.

SAFE2LEAD: LEADERSHIP FOR TODAY’S OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY

Safe2Lead is a course designed to support supervisors and managers learn and practice the skills needed to be an effective leader.

HAZARD AWARENESS

Hazard Awareness focuses on a fundamental requirement in high risk industries – recognizing and managing the hazards in their environment. According to the OGP report, the number 1 cause of incidents is the failure to recognize hazards.This course provides a simple technique and tool to help participants increase their awareness of the world in which they work.

LEADERSHIP THROUGH HORSEMANSHIP

Leadership Through Horsemanship is an innovative approach to becoming an effective leader. Horses have one thing in common; they want someone or something to lead them.

Accreditations

Our teaching staff are accredited IADC & IWCF instructors. We integrate decades of experience with state-of-the-art well control technology to deliver fundamental principles that bridge old school learning with cutting-edge techniques that help minimize risk and maximize safety for workers and well sites alike.

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