Well Construction Technology

Advisor: Clinton Dunn

The Well Construction Technology Program provides classroom and laboratory instruction in the use of rotary drilling and related equipment used in drilling for water, petroleum, and environmental or geotechnical operations. Classroom study covers the rotary rig, power equipment, mechanical maintenance, drilling fluids, hydraulics, and other areas associated with well drilling operations. Laboratory instruction includes handson operation of drilling rigs, maintenance of rigs, operation of related equipment, and drilling and completion of various types of wells. Included are basic welding, machine shop operations, hydraulics, and basic industrial electricity.


2018 Well Drillers Continuing Education Seminar (PDF)