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Stuck Pipe Prevention

IADC DIT Accredited Course 

Stuck Pipe Prevention Course Aim

The Stuck Pipe Prevention course is designed for the Rig drilling team including Assistant drillers, drillers, drilling engineers, drilling superintendent, operation engineer, Rig managers, Tool Pushers, Offshore Installation Managers to illustrate the scale of stuck pipe problems and to ensure all members of the drilling team recognize the signs of a potential Stuck Pipe situation.

Also to define actions required by the drilling team to avoid this type of costly and time-consuming problem and applicable resolution approach.

Course Duration: 3 days

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Course Content
  • Team building
  • Communication
  • The problem of stuck pipe
  • General stuck pipe prevention
  • Bottom hole assemblies
  • Tripping
  • Drilling
  • Warning signs of stuck pipe
  • Hole cleaning procedures
  • Mud properties
  • The causes of stuck pipe
  • Predicting stuck pipe
  • Wellbore stability
  • Freeing stuck pipe
  • Fishing Operation
  • Case histories
  • Economics of stuck pipe
  • Hole Cleaning
  • Practical demonstration with the use of a drilling Simulator
Course Objectives

By the end of this Stuck Pipe Prevention Training, all drilling team will be able to:


  • Understand the role of each team member in preventing stuck pipe incidence.
  • Learn how to predict and detect stuck pipe.
  • Make plans to prevent stuck pipe to save huge cost in down time.
  • Write proper stuck pipe reports in case it happened with a view to avoiding re-occurrence.


Our highly experienced drilling Consultants with long oilfield and classroom experience will engage candidates for an intensive 3 days to enable them achieve a minimum mark of 70% in both theory & practical tests.

2021 Training Calendar


LAGOS: +234-805-659-9659
PORT-HARCOURT: +234-805-700-7225

Upon completion of the training, candidates will be presented with IADC/IWCF Certificates with their names and Certificate numbers registered on IADC & IWCF headquaters in Houston, USA and in the UK.