Fundamentals of Horizontal Directional Drilling

April 10, 2024 | Virtual Instructor-led Training | $750

Course Overview:

This Virtual Instructor-Led course is designed to provide a fundamental understanding of designing and constructing pipelines using Horizontal Directional Drilling techniques.

The course will utilize design practice experience, as well as case examples of some complex drills to illustrate how HDD can improve constructability, and will discuss installing both steel and PE pipe using this technology.

CEU 0.6 | PDH 6

Target Audience:

  • Engineers responsible for pipeline design or for providing pipeline O&M support
  • Managers responsible for pipeline operations and design
  • Support staff who can benefit from an overall understanding of operation and design requirements for gas pipelines
  • Employees of companies that provide technical services and products to the gas pipeline industry

Topics Covered:

  • Fundamentals of HDD
    - HDD Safety
    - HDD Equipment Options
  • Field Activities
    - Pre-Planning
    - Field Operations
    - Tracking Equipment/Electronics
    - As-Built Documentation
  • Utility Locating/Damage Prevention; Cross Bores
  • What’s New in Trenchless Technologies
  • Prep and Use of Drilling Fluids
  • Drilling and Pull Back Operations
  • Clean-up and mud disposal

If you're registering with a company colleague (or two or more) at the same time, you can save an additional 10%. (The 10% discount applies only to two or more students taking the same class and does not apply to two students taking separate courses.) Contact us if you plan to use the team discount.

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