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DrillSIM:Educator

The DrillSIM:Educator is a cutting-edge teaching tool that is specifically designed for delivering training scenarios in-line with course programmes.

The simulator combines interactive drilling controls with two graphic display screens to provide a visual understanding of drilling and well control operations.

These displays show what happens to surface equipment and what happens downhole during drilling operations to provide a comprehensive understanding of the practical operations taking place.

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Education

Cutting-edge software and rig visuals create greater realism to stimulate learning.

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Development

Supports theoretical study with practical training.

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Knowledge

Demonstrate drilling and well control principles in real-time.

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Competent

Provide student with industry specific training and competence to produce truly industry ready graduates.

KEY FEATURES

  • 55″ interactive touchscreen
  • Two 65″ display screens with advanced surface and downhole graphics
  • Individual instructor station with 19″ monitor and fly-around joystick for scenario building and exercise control
  • Full 3D visualisation of the rig environment
  • DrillSIM:Suite Manager option to manage the activities of multiple students simultaneously and link to other drilling simulators
  • Full DrillSIM downhole model capabilities
DrillSIM:Educator 3D Digital Render

KEY CAPABILITIES

The DrillSIM:Educator can be utilised to develop and run exercises including, but not limited to:

  • Oil-based mud, bubble point and gas flash out
  • Gas expansion and migration
  • Dynamic pressures during well control
  • Formation fluid type and permeability
  • Bottom hole effects – equivalent circulating density, surge and swab
  • Horizontal and deviated wells
  • Sloughing, differential sticking, key seating, pack-off
  • Rock strength and abrasiveness
  • Choke washout and plugging
  • IADC and IWCF required malfunctions
  • Drilling and tripping

Our clients include

“We can explain, we can show them, we can tell them, but when you involve a student, they learn better. These concepts are hard to visualise and understand unless you’re actually in the middle of trying to do it.”

Michael Gautreaux, Executive Director, Nicholls State University