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Apply for Institute of Drilling and Petroleum Engineering (IDPE) Oil & Gas Professional HSE Drilling Supervisor Course

Institute of Drilling and Petroleum Engineering (IDPE) in conjunction with British Oil and Gas Exploration Limited invite candidates sto apply for the HSE Drilling Supervisor Course.

Every day, the Oil and Gas exploration Companies work hard to explore for and produce hydrocarbons on which we depend on in a way that protects the health and safety of the oil workers and the communities in which these companies operate. They focus their expertise and energies on keeping the operations safe and reliable while minimizing effect on the environment. With Competent Health and Safety Personnel who drives this force, the Oil and Gas Exploration Industries will continue to be a safe place to workers.


Course Objective
To train and produce competent Drilling HSE personnel who can manage the affairs of health and Safety in the Oil and Gas Exploration Industry.

This course is endorsed by British Oil and Gas Exploration Limited and Institute of Drilling and Petroleum Engineering (IDPE).  IDPE is accredited and approved by the Federal Ministry of Education Nigeria.

Drilling HSE Supervisor Duties:

  • Coordinates with Drilling Supervisor and Drilling Support Team (HSE Advisor) to set appropriate objectives for HSE management, Emergency management and implementation.
  • Provides coaching on approved HSE programs e.g. STOP program.
  • Oversees with Drilling Supervisor, Drilling Service Contractor’s HSE activities.
  • Ensures the HSE competence of contractors through evaluation and audits.
  • Ensure and support Hazard Identification and Risk Assessments for all site activities.
  • Worked with Drilling HSE Advisor to develop annual improvement plans for HSE management.
  • Organizes audit programs including coordination and recordkeeping of site audits with Contractor HSE supervisors.
  • Conducting site specific safety training as contract required.
  • Permit to work system and enforced compliance among the drilling crew.
  • Benchmarked EHS programs; conducted company-wide needs analysis; assessed risk; developed strategic plan and obtained executive support to execute.



MODULE 1: Drilling and Well Completions.

Duration: 4 days
Course Instructor:  Marian Mgbaja

Course Outline:

  • How Oil and Gas reservoirs accumulate
  • Equipment used in rotary drilling
  • Drilling a well on land
  • Completing the well for production
  • Casing Operation
  • Cementing Operation
  • Casing  and Casing Connectors used in offshore Drilling
  • Offshore Drilling  from a Jackup Drilling Vessel
  • Jacket and Platform Drilling and Production Equipment
  • Offshore Exploration from a Floating Drilling Vessel
  • Introduction to Subsea Wellhead Equipment
  • Tension leg Platform and Tie back to subsea well head equipment
  • Introduction to subsea completion

MODULE 2: Introduction to Well Control

Duration: 1 day
Course Instructor:  Isaac  Ochulor

Course Outline:

  • Pressures
  • Causes of Kick
  • Kick Indicators
  • Shut-in Procedures
  • Kill Methods
  • Well Control Equipments
  • Well Control from a Floating Vessel
  • Stripping
  • Gas Kick and Special Problem


Duration: 1 day
Course Instructor:  Isaac Ochulor

Course Outline:

  • HSE  Principles
  • Alcohol and Drug Policies
  • Fire arms, Weapons and other Prohibited Items.
  • Personal Conduct
  • General Worksite Safety
  • Manual and Power Hand tools safety
  • Housekeeping
  • Investigating and reporting  Incidents
  • Land Transportation
  • PPE
  • Hazcom and  material handling
  • Occupational Health
  • Specialised work Procedure
  • Fire Safety
  • First Aid
  • Rig and Platform Environment
  • Emergency Response
  • Wellsite Environmental Protection
  • Land and Offshore endorsement
  • Pits and Ponds

MODULE 4:   H2S Alive

Duration: ½ day
Course Instructor:  Obinna Okeke

Couse Outline:

  • Course OverviewIntroduction to Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness
  • Symptoms and Effects
  • Protecting Yourself from Exposure
  • Detection and Monitoring
  • Contingency Plan
  • Emergency Response
  • Conclusion

MODULE 5: First Aid and CPR

Duration: ½ day
Course Instructor:  Obinna Okeke

Course Outline:

  • First Aid at Work
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Injuries and Illnesses
  • Wounds and Bleeding

MODULE 6:  Fire Fighting

Duration: 1 day
Course Instructor:  Obinna Okeke

Course Outline:

  • Firefighting equipment.
  • Use of portable extinguishers.
  • Use of breathing apparatus.
  • Emergency Escape Breathing Apparatus (EEBD).
  • Hose handling.
  • Initial reactions.
  • Practical fire fighting.
  • Re-entry procedures (cold training, hot training)

MODULE 7: Rigging and Slinging / Banksman

Duration: 1day
Course Instructor:  Okeke Obinna

Course Outline:

  • Accidents caused during Lifting
  • Company Procedures and Legislations
  • Wire Rope Slings and Shackles
  • Webbing Slings
  • Chain Hoists
  • Bulldog Grips / Blocks / Plate Clamps
  • Fall Arrest Devices / Winches / Wire Rope Sockets
  • Routine Inspection of Wire Ropes and Lifting Appliances
  • Correct use and Limitation of Wire Ropes / Slings and Lifting Appliances
  • House Keeping and Maintenance
  • Communication and Hand Signals during Lifting
  • Practical Exercises involving Planning and Lifting of Various Shapes

MODULE 8. Health and Safety Management

Duration: 4 days
Course Instructor:  Isaac Ochulor

Course Outline:

  • HSE Policies and Management System
  • Occupational Health
  • General Safety Procedures
  • Drilling Safety Procedure
  • Environmental Management Procedures
  • Rig and camp Inspection
  • Audits and KPI.

MODULE 9:  Integrated Management System

Duration: 4 days
Course Instructor:  Obinna Okeke

Course Outline:

  • ISO 9001: Quality Management  System
  • ISO 14001: Environmental Management System
  • OHSAS 18001: Occupational Health and Safety Management System

MODULE 10:  Rig Exposure Training

Duration: 3 days.
Course Instructor:  British Oil and Gas Exploration and IDPE.

Course Outline:

The final stage of this course will visit the Rig site courtesy of our industry partner, British Oil and gas explorations Limited. The students will be giving task as required and practical training will be provided by competent HSE professionals at the Rig to integrate classroom and rig experience.

Interested candidates should possess minimum HND or BSc in Engineering or sciences. OND with at least two years field experience will be considered.

Class Size per batch:  15.


Proposed Duration:
20 days.
Course start Date: July 4th 2016.
Total Duration: 20 days

Time Table

  • Module 1: July 4th – 8th
  • Module 2: July 9th
  • Module 3: July 11th
  • Module 4: July 12th
  • Module 5: July 12th
  • Module 6: July 13th
  • Module 7: July 14th
  • Module 8: July 15th – 19th
  • Module 9: July 20th – 23rd
  • Module 10: 24th – 27th


Obinna Okeke
Obinna is a Graduate of Electrical Engineering and HSE Professional with a top 12 years of experience in Oil & Gas exploration, Deepsea Work-over & Completion Operations. He has astute knowledge in QHSSE Exploration and Workover Operations. He has enjoyed delivery knowledge based trainings for organisations and turning around their HSE system to balance current standards of today’s Health and safety management in the Oil and Gas Industry. He spent many of his time working with Nabors Drilling, Greatwall Drilling Iraq and Greatwall Drilling Abu Dhabi UAE.  He is currently HSE Advisor for Greatwall Drilling Rigs GW 164, GW 65 and GW 75.

Obinna is certified OSHA Trainer, Integrated Management system certified Lead Auditor ISO 9001:2008, 14001:2004 and OHSAS18001:2007. He is a certified quality Engineer and Project Management Professional. He is a consultant for Deslog Energy limited Nigeria.

His goal has always been to create a positive Safety Culture/work environment that will interface workplace hazards and controls.

Isaac Ochulor
Isaac is a graduate of Mechanical Engineering with over 8 years experience in the Oil and gas exploration and Drilling. An  approved IADC Instructor by International Association of Drilling Contractors and Course instructor Drilling Operations, Offshore Operations and Welcontrol correspondence courses for Petroleum Extension Services, University of Texas at Austin USA. He is a training consultant for Institute of Drilling and Petroleum (IDPE). Honorable Guest Speaker, International Oil & Gas Summit Dubai on Drilling and engineering Offshore Wells.  Isaac is currently the Senior Drilling HSE Supervisor for Greatwall Drilling Company Abu Dhabi for Rigs GW164, GW 75, and GW65.  He is a certified safety Manager. His passion borders on people development, life and business coaching, technology applications, motivational speaking and Petroleum business, policies, infrastructure and development – national & global. Overlaid on all these is his undying commitment to excellence, personal development and lifelong learning

Marian Mgbaja

Marian is Graduate of Electrical Electronics Engineering and Masters in Petroleum Engineering and Project development. She is currently the Managing Partner Smart and Skilled Consulting, a company that specialized in Oil and Gas training and Business management. Marian with her matchless and superlative skills in training and business management made her a sterling choice facilitator for many organization including Institute of Drilling and Petroleum Engineering IDPE.

Marian has served in different capacity in the Oil and Gas exploration Industry. She was a Wireline engineer in Schlumberger she has delivered on Wireline open hole services and sharp-witted in reservoir simulation using ECLIPSE software, Geologic modeling and reservoir simulation using PETREL software. She also served as Director for curriculum for Oil and Gas Soft Skills Limited. Her passion bothers on knowledge transfer, leading Organizational Design & Implement effective Strategies to promote the Business.

COURSE FEE: N350, 000 (Three Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira only)

All payment made to:
Institute of Drilling and Petroleum Engineering
Account No: 0048399266, Diamond Bank

Book your seat by sending course Title – HSE drilling Supervisor course, your name, phone number and email address to: Registration closes on June 27th, 2016.

For Inquiry:
Call IDPE Office on:   +2349034 521 814.
Contact Instructors: Obinna on +971 52738 6276, Isaac on +971 52177 0625.
Office Address:  14A Bayo Dejonwo Street Maryland Estate, Lagos, Nigeria.

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