We offer Total Training Solutions including;

1. Customized Drilling/Rig Training Course Development,
2. Drilling/Rig Training Management and Consultancy
3. New Rig Employee Training
4. HSE Training
5. Customized Competency Training
6. Certified Well Control Training (IWCF and or IADC WellCap Training)
7. Stuck Pipe Training
8. Customized Maintenance Training – Top Drives Maintenance, Diesel Engines, Compressors, Mechanical maintenance systems, PM schedules development Training, etc
9. Hands – on/On-the-job Training and others as per Clients request.

ROLSS Ltd. believe in “No Train, No Gain” philosophy, a competent workforce is the most crucial resource that any drilling company/contractor would have at its disposal.
All our Training is based on IADC, OSHA, OHSAS, ASME and API requirements and good industry practice.


 1. Well Control Training – Basic Well Control

This Training is essential to all client Personnel who are new to the drilling industry as it will equip them with the basic concepts of well control. This shall include;

• Fundamental Principles of well control
• Basic Rig/Drilling Maths
• Causes of Well Kicks
• Kick Indicators
• Well Control Equipment

Certified Well Control Training

This Training is essential to client key personnel (Assistant Drillers up to Drilling Superintendents, as these are the primary personnel who will deal with any well control emergencies.

This Training is done utilizing ROLSS Ltd. IADC and IWCF certified Trainers using Cliet Rigs or our Computer Simulation – Ultra Light Simulator CS Model DPWS-22UL which is a portable Well control Training Simulator. This ensures that the client Trains all key personnel in well control whilst saving on International travel, accommodation and per diem costs.

 2. Stuck Pipe Prevention Training

Stuck pipes causes significant loss through lost in-hole drilling equipment as well loss of hole/formation integrity. ROLSS Ltd offers a 1 day stuck pipe prevention course.

  3. Rig Safety Training

Drilling/Rig site safety is key to the success of every drilling project. In fact, Rig site safety has become key to all global drilling projects. No drilling company can afford the loss or incapacitation of its people through work related injuries. Further, no drilling company can afford loss of the expensive drilling equipment through unsafe work practices.

Executing drilling projects safely should always be a key driver to any drilling contractor drilling projects’ success. Ensuring every employee goes back to their homes safe should be a core value of each drilling contractor/operator. To help our clients achieve this ROLSS Ltd offers the following safety Training;

 I. Introduction to Drilling

-Drilling rig and its components
-Types of Drilling Rigs
-Drilling Equipments

 II. Drilling/Rig site Safety

– Introduction to Drilling Safety
– Specific Drilling (Rig) Site Safety / IADC Rig Pass Training

a) Rig Safety Induction/Orientation
b) Personal Protective Equipment
c) Safe Work Practices/ Procedures

Job Safety Analysis – JSAs
Permit to Work system
Working at height/Fall protection
Confined space entry
Hazardous communication
Material handling
Rigging and Slinging

III. Drilling sites Hazard Identification, Risk assessment and Risk Control
IV. Rig Site safety Inspections and Audits

V. Rig site emergency response and preparedness

– Fire Emergencies and Fire Fighting
– Medical emergencies
– Well Control Emergencies – Blowouts and well kicks
– Hydrogen Sulfide Emergencies
– Emergency Training Drills

VI. Hydrogen Sulfide Gas Training – Based on ASSE/ANSI Z390.1

VII. First Aid Training

VIII. Incident/Accident management

IX. Rig site Health and Hygiene

X. Land Transportation Safety

XI. Hands and Fingers Injuries prevention/Awareness
XII. Behaviour Based/Culture based safety
XIII. Safety Leadership

XIV. Drilling Competency Training for:

– Roustabouts
– Floormen –Based on IADC Roughnecking 101
– Derrickmen – Derrickmen Competency Module
– Assistant Drillers – Ads competency Module
– Drillers
– Rig Managers/Toolpushers and Superintendents

XV. API Work Safe Training Package – Complete Training Package overview.
XVI. Well site Environmental protection

4. Rig Equipment Maintenance Training

Maintenance of drilling equipment is key to prevention of equipment breakdown and downtime. ROLSS Ltd offers Preventive Maintenance Training to Rig Technicians.

This Training includes; Preventive maintenance of critical drilling equipment such as drawworks, topdrive, Engines/generators, Mud pumps, Motors, compressors, Drilling console, etc
The Training shall be divided in to two;
a) Electrician’ Training
b) Mechanics Training

This training is conducted by seasoned rig mechanics and electricians and includes hands on training on site.

5. Directional Drilling

• Training Outline
• Introduction
• Understanding Mapping, Geodesy, Datums and Projections
• Understanding Magnetics and in Field Referencing
• MWD – Strengths and Limitations
• Equipment and Methods of Deviated Drilling
• Well Planning From Field Layout Planning to Individual Trajectories
• Anticollision Considerations
• Borehole Surveying Methods and Equipment
• Surface Position Uncertainty
• Downhole Survey Uncertainty and Error Models Such as
• Minimising Downhole Error
• Common Blunders and How to Avoid Them
• Quality Control and Monitoring
• Simulator Exercises
• Kicking a Well off in Top Hole Using a Mud Motor
• Drilling a Full ‘s’ Well to Target
• Landing a Medium Radius Horizontal Well
• Landing a Medium Radius

6. Simulation & Modeling

This Training Includes is but not limited to;
Data synthesis and transformation, Deterministic and geostatistical property models, compositional, thermal and dual porosity/permeability simulations

Other Training needs that we offer to our clients include;

• Selecting personnel and matching them to different Rig positions
• Developing Training matrix for the client
• Fully training the personnel as per Client Training matrix
• Assessing personnel competency after training while on the job
• Continuing on-the-job coaching and monitoring of the training effectiveness.
• Auditing effectiveness of the Trained workforce and offering remedial Training where required