PG8501 - Managed Pressure Drilling: Methods and Case Studies


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral examination 100/100 C

Course content

Different methods for managed pressure drilling and case studies.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: Managed pressure drilling basics.

Skills: The student should master:

  • Different methods for managed pressure drilling.
  • Why and which method to apply in different cases.

Learning methods and activities

The course is given as self study, with colloquia, discussions and small projects. The course will not be given if less than 3 students apply to take the course.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

To pass the course a score of at least 70 percent is required.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Engineering (PHIV)

Required previous knowledge

MSc degree in Petroleum Engineering or approval by lecturer.

Course materials

Books, compendium and selected articles.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2024

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Deep drilling Engineering
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Geoscience and Petroleum


Examination arrangement: Oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Oral examination 100/100 C
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral examination 100/100 C
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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