The energy, oil and gas industry is an ever evolving environment, with new and updated technologies, improved processes and many regulations which are progressively coming into effect, sometimes in a fast way.

To keep ourselves aware and up-to-date with all of these advances and remain on top by using the best practice, it is imperative that we commit and engage in regular training and knowledge share to retain the high levels of skill and competency that is essential throughout the industry.

Workers’ attitude is the key in developing a high performance – high skill workforce. Commitment to safety, willingness to question and readiness to learn are desired aptitudes required for good performance within the oil and gas industry. These are non-negotiable.

WIDEOCEAN OFFSHORE offers a wide range of courses, workshops, conferences and advisory services to guide the candidate willing to work in the offshore and maritime industry in the right direction to become a successful professional with high performace.

Our team of instructors with proven wide experience, relevant to the various specialized disciplines in the area, are quite capable of delivering training in accordance to the particular needs of individuals, groups, corporations, all in accordance with the good practice at national and international level in the energy, oil and gas, marine and offshore industry.

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Objective: Provide the participants with the necessary tools to become qualified and be eligible to work in the offshore operations, learn about the basic concepts, routines, HSE, endowments, history of offshore fields drilling, types of units used offshore, national and international offshore legislation, on board management and organization, offshore units and offshore projects currently in progress in Venezuela and their future.

Addressed to: Merchant Marine Officers, Navy officers and crew in general, Cadets, Maritime University and Navy Academy Teachers, Maritime lawyers.

Duration: 16 Hours.           Next delivery scheduled by week starting 23rd May 2016 !!!

Contents:

  • Oil Rig Concept
  • Equipment
  • Personal dotation
  • Safety requirements
  • History of the offshore drilling units
    • The first on-water drilling
    • The first MODU
    • The first offshore drilling unit to implement subsea well control
  • Offshore drilling unit design evolution
    • The tender assist drilling (TAD) unit
    • The semisubmersible unit
    • Growth of offshore drilling units
    • First generation semi units
    • Newer generation semi units
    • The fixed platform units
    • The ship and barge shaped units
  • Technological development of the MODU
  • National and International Legislation
  • On-board Management and Organization
  • Offshore Projects in Venezuela
  • RESUME

Objective: Provide the participants with the necessary tools to become familiarized with the day to day operations on board the different types of Offshore Units actually in the market, well control mechanism, crews, operational and ecological risks on the offshore operations, HSE, Relationship between the drilling contractors and the rig operators, class register and regulations, and the future of the offshore industry in Venezuela and abroad.

Addressed to: Masters and Chief Engineers, Navy Officers, Marine Surveyors, Class Societies, Maritime Law Professionals, Merchant Marine and Navy Cadets, HSE officers,

Duration: 24 Hours       Next delivery scheduled by first week of June 2016 !!!

Content:

  • Rig Types, Designs and Capabilities
    • Fixed-Platform Rigs
    • Tender Assist Drilling
    • Conventional Ship- and Barge-shaped Rigs
    • Submersibles
    • Jackups
    • Semisubmersible
    • Ultradeepwater Units
  • Other Considerations
    • Mobilization and de-Mobilization to the Drilling Site
      • Jack Ups
      • Semisubmersible with Mooring System
      • Semisubmersible with DP
      • Drill Ships
    • Equipment Outfitting and Capabilities
    • Subsea Equipment, Stationkeeping, and Management
      • Running Anchors
      • Anchor Pattern
  • Ballast Operations
    • Different Types of Drafts
    • Sequence
  • Well Intervention, Remotely Operated Vehicles
  • Rig Crews and Management
  • HSE&S
  • Ecological Effects
  • Operational Risks
  • Oil Rigs Accidents
    • Piper Alpha
    • Alexander L. Kielland
    • Petrobras 31
    • Deep Water Horizon
  • Classification, Registration, and Regulations
  • Relationship Between the Drilling Contractor and the Rig Operator
  • Picking the Right Unit for the Job
  • The Future
  • Resume
  • Q & A

Objective: This training will provide students with a basic understanding and awareness on the hazards encountered during travel to offshore installations and the emergency procedures to be followed in the event of occurrence of an offshore incident.

Addressed to: The T-BOSIET course is designed for new entrants to the offshore oil and gas industry in Venezuela and many other parts of the world. Most offshore oil and gas installations, wind farm and vessel operators require their employees, contractors and, in some cases, even visitors to undertake this training prior to travelling offshore. The course is delivered according to the OPITO standard that satisfies Oil & Gas Worldwide guidelines.

Duration: 36 Hours      Next delivery scheduled by week starting 06 June 2016 !!!

Content:

The course is based on four modules:

  1. Safety Induction
  2. Sea Survival (Including First Aid)
  3. Fire Fighting and Self-Rescue
  4. Helicopter Safety and Escape Including H.U.E.T. (Helicopter Underwater Escape Training)

Objective: In addition to the BOSIET, many offshore oil and gas operators in the world have now made the MIST course mandatory for all new entrants to the oil and gas industry. This two-day course can be undertaken prior to or after the BOSIET course and it therefore caters for personnel who may already have a BOSIET but haven’t yet been offshore.

Addressed to: The MIST course is designed for new entrants to the offshore oil and gas industry in Venezuela and many other parts of the world. Most offshore oil and gas installations, wind farm and vessel operators require their employees, contractors and, in some cases, even visitors to undertake this training prior to travelling offshore. The course is delivered according to the OPITO standard that satisfies Oil & Gas Worldwide guidelines.

Duration: 16 Hours        Next delivery scheduled by week starting 13 June 2016 !!!

Content: IMIST has been designed to enable existing workers to demonstrate their knowledge and awareness of the necessary safety standards to reduce risks and incidents. The course contains the following nine modules:

  1. Introduction to the Hazardous Environment
  2. Working Safely
  3. Understanding the Risk Assessment Process
  4. Tasks that Require a Permit to Work
  5. Personal Responsibility in Maintaining Asset Integrity
  6. Using Manual Handling Techniques Every Day
  7. Controlling the Use of Hazardous Substances
  8. Knowledge and Processes of Working at Height
  9. Being Aware of Mechanical Lifting Activities

Objective: To provide participants with the necessary tools to prepare and plan for surveys and inspections under the Rules of the Classification Societies and the Specific Flag Administration, clearly understanding the different aspects of such surveys and inspections, reviewing the actions to be carried out before, during and upon completion of the surveys and inspections.

Addressed to: Masters and Chief Engineers, Merchant Marine Officers, Navy officers, shore-based personnel and crew members with responsibility on the on board surveys & inspections, ship management, ship maintenance & repair, ship construction.

Duration: 24 Hours      Next delivery scheduled by end May 2016 !!!

Content:

  • Flag Administration
  • Flag Administration Requirements
  • Statutory Certification – Safety Construction
  • Survey Cycle
  • Scope of surveys
  • Load Line Inspection
  • Inspection of the Safety Equipment
  • Inspection of the Radio Equipment
  • Marpol Inspections
  • Code Inspections
  • ISM and ISPS Audits
  • Class Societies
  • Requirements of Class Societies
  • Inspection Cycle
  • Regulatory Inspections
  • Dry-dock Inspections
  • Hull Inspections
  • Machinery Inspections
  • Damage Surveys
  • Sub-Standard Vessels
  • Practical Case Study