Directional and Horizontal Drilling


Introduces basic principles of wellbore deviation and directional control. Describes features, applications, benefits and limitations of various directional and horizontal well profiles. Discusses tools, planning, survey techniques and operating practices, pointing out problems that are unique to horizontal and high-angle directional drilling.

Duration: 2 hours, 20 minutes


  • Directional Drilling Overview
  • Deviation in Vertical Wells
  • Directional Drilling Tools and Techniques
  • Horizontal Wells
  • Drilling Hydraulics in Deviated Wells
  • Drill String and Bit Considerations in Deviated Wells
  • Underbalanced Drilling in Directional Wells
  • Directional and Horizontal Drilling: References and Additional Information

This online training course is categorized under the Drilling discipline.

0.23 CEUs offered.

Members : USD 115.00

Non-members : USD 150.00


Directional and Horizontal Drilling
Begin self-paced component package.
Begin self-paced component package. This course takes 140 minutes and will expire 365 days after purchase.
Live Viewing: 0.23 CEUs credits and certificate available
Live Viewing: 0.23 CEUs credits and certificate available Directional and Horizontal Drilling