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Advanced Drill String Mechanics course – Moscow – October

13 October 2015/14 October 2015

Drilling Training Course in Moscow
Attendants: Drilling Engineers/Managers, Application Engineers, Drilling Optimization Engineers


The objective of this training is to reinforce your knowledge in drill string mechanics by using advanced technologies and real case studies. Most sessions strongly rely on the use of DrillScan’s proprietary Software. Attendees are required to bring their laptop. Each participant will have the possibility to use DrillScan Drilling Software after the training (full 30-day trial)! The course will be held in English and Russian.


  • Day 1

    Description of directional drilling BHAs (RSS and steerable motor)
    Directional theoretical background (Bit & BHA modelling / Bit & BHA interaction)
    BHA Design (automatic simplified BHA design, detailed BHA design, rotary)
    Directional sensitivity analysis (motor & RSS directional case studies)
    Sag Management and Case Studies (theoretical background, pre-analysis & Sag correction)

  • Day 2

    Torque & Drag & Buckling theoretical background (tripping/drilling phases, critical buckling loads, distribution of stresses along the drillstring)
    Torque & Drag & Buckling with Stiff-string model
    Torque & Drag & Buckling calculations (case studies 1 and 2)
    Dynamic modal analysis theoretical background and case studies (single depth & multiple depths)
    Training wrap-up

Terms and conditions

Training is restricted to a maximum of 12 participants


It is recommended participants register early due to limited seating. However, registrations can be submitted up to the last business day before class provided there are seats available.

Registrations are confirmed when payment is received. Payment is due upon receipt of invoice and no later than 30 days before class. For registrations submitted less than 30 days before class payment is due immediately otherwise a seat in the course cannot be guaranteed. Tuition fees are due and payable in US dollars. Please contact training@drillscan.com if you cannot meet the payment requirements as registrations are not automatically cancelled when payment is not received.


Training fees include tuition, course material, lunches and daily refreshments. As a reminder a seat in the course is not confirmed until payment is received. Please note training fees do not include living costs. Participants are responsible for booking and paying for their own hotel accommodations. Participant is responsible for all duties, Local State Sales Tax – Bank Transfer Fee and customs fees


A minimum of 30-days’ notice is required to cancel otherwise the training fee is forfeit, or remains due if not already paid. Cancelation requests received 30-days or greater before class will be honoured and tuition refunded. Substitutions of participants are permitted at any time without penalty.

Please contact training@drillscan.com if you need to cancel or make a substitution.

DrillScan US Inc. reserves the right to cancel any course session at any time. The decision to cancel is generally made approximately two weeks before class. When a course cancels registered participants will receive a full refund. Keep this in mind when making travel arrangements (airline tickets, hotel reservations, etc.), as DrillScan US Inc. cannot be responsible for any fees charged for cancelling or changing your travel arrangements. We reserve the right to substitute course instructors as necessary.


A Certificate of Completion is awarded to each participant who satisfactorily completes the course and will be awarded by the instructor(s) on the final day.


13 October 2015
14 October 2015
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Régis STUDER – French drill string mechanics instructor
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DrillScan Russia – Moscow
Miliutinskyi Pereulok, 10/1
Moscow, 101000 Russian Federation
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+7 495 540 48 26
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