Drilling rigs and different rig components
This course is designed for the audiences who are interested to learn the fundamental concepts of drilling engineering in petroleum (i.e., oil and gas industry) operations. The course content is designed for the beginners who is willing to learn the different topics to drilling engineering in a logical and sequential manner. The course covers petroleum engineering units, the basic principles of drilling engineering, concepts of drilling operations, rig types, rig components, basic drilling tools, wellhead equipment, drilling fluids, practices of well drilling, drilling techniques, well control equipment. In addition, simple workout examples related to field operations are also covered. The course contains 04 modules (Module I – IV) and each module contains 6 lectures.
Prof. M. Enamul Hossain
CEO & President, and
NSRIC Chair in Sustainable Energy
Prof. Mohammed Enamul Hossain is the CEO & President at NSRIC Inc. He is also the NSRIC Chair Professor in sustainable energy at the Engineering (ENG) Unit of OE Division. In addition to his current affiliation with NSRIC, he holds adjunct Professor positions in some other universities. Prof. Hossain is the founding Chairman of NSRIC International School in Toronto (NIST), NSRIC International College in Toronto (NICT), Canada and World Association of Nature Science, Education and Engineering (WANSEE), Canada. He is also CEO of NSRIC Green Supplies Inc., Canada, and the founder of International Conferences on Nature Science and Engineering Applications (ICNSEA), Canada, a conference series. Prof. Hossain was the Managing Director, and Director for Aziza Consulting and Construction Ltd. in Bangladesh, and BrightCoral, Canada respectively. He was the President of ANS Research and Development Inc., Canada. In 29+ years of professional career, Dr. Hossain has a diversified and very rich record of teaching, research, business development, and technical achievements. Prof. Hossain also worked in the oil industry for about ten years at different administrative and technical positions.
Prior to his current positions, Prof. Hossain was the first Statoil Chair Professor at Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) in St. John’s, Canada. He was holding different academic and administrative positions at MUN, Canada; Ryerson University, Canada; King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Saudi Arabia; Dalhousie University, Canada; Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), Oman; American University in Cairo (AUC), Egypt; Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology (CUET), Bangladesh; and Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan. Moreover, he was serving as an adjunct Professor at many universities in the world and worked at different universities. He is recognized as one of the most successful researchers in petroleum engineering and sustainable energy where he secured over US$16.9 million research funding. The funding agencies include Statoil, Saudi Aramco, NSTIP, NSERC, RDC, KFUM, MUN, and AUC.
Prof. Hossain earned a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in 1995, and an MSc in Petroleum and Mineral Resources Engineering from a collaboration between University of Alberta and BUET in 2001. Dr. Hossain was awarded PhD in sustainable Petroleum Engineering in 2008 and an MBA degree in 2009 both from Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Prof. Hossain’s main contribution to the industry is the introduction for the first-time memory concept for a petroleum application. Prof. Hossain is the Founder and Chairman of a Charitable organization, Aziza Trust since 2009 through which he is serving mankind and established NSRIC Education City in Chattogram, Bangladesh to offer education to the unprivileged students. This philanthropist scholar and philosopher authored ten books on different areas in sustainability and petroleum engineering with Elsevier, and Wiley and Scrivener Publishing, USA. He authored/co-authored over 200+ research articles. In addition, Prof. Hossain has 11 US patents, some of which are in the process of commercialization.