NORSOK D-010 Well Integrity Standard: Drilling

Chapter 6

Learning Objectives

To provide a comprehensive and holistic understanding of how the general well barrier principles covered in chapter 5 of the D-010 standard are applied in drilling operations, commencing with spudding of the well and concluding with preparation for completion, testing or abandonment activities.

Who Should Attend?

Drilling and completion, well testing, well intervention and production operations personnel working in the design, construction, operations, servicing, and abandonment phases of both onshore and offshore wells.

Course Outline

This course covers the following topics: 

  • Well barriers
  • Casing design
  • Well control
  • Shallow hazards
  • Pore pressure
  • Wellbore surveying and trajectories
  • Well barrier elements used in drilling

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to have an in-depth understanding of the performance requirements relating to well barriers and elements used in drilling which will provide the basis for understanding further aspects of the standard including completion, well testing, production, abandonment and wireline and coiled tubing intervention.

Course Structure

The course is an on-demand e-learning course. The course content is presented in English, delivered by Terje Løkke-Sørensen, a well-seasoned drilling, well integrity and well control expert who is well positioned to share knowledge, insights, and real-life accounts of effective well integrity management. 

To measure the learner’s comprehension of the presented topics, this course is inclusive of verification of learning through: 

  • Surveys 
  • Problem solving tasks 
  • Multiple choice examination

Course certificate 

Learning is verified through examination. A certificate of attendance will be issued at the end of the course.

Access this online course

Book your place on the NORSOK D-010 Well Integrity Drilling course

The “Introduction to the NORSOK D-010 Well Integrity Standard for Drilling and Well Operations” and “General well barrier principles” courses provided by the Add Energy Academy are a prerequisite for attendees wishing to sign up to this course.

Please note that course students must have access to the NORSOK D-010 Well Integrity Standard; 2021 (revision 5) to be able to answer quiz questions and complete the problem-solving tasks effectively.     

The standard is available to purchase here: Well integrity in drilling and well operations |