Today's oil and gas industry has become even more challenging and demanding. Operational optimization has long been a primary performance metric, and there is a renewed focus on safety and accountability. Core to these requirements is the training needed for individuals to gain the necessary competencies to perform operational tasks safely and consistently.
Therefore an important question arises: What is the most effective method for teaching drilling procedures and operations to a diverse population of field personnel? Instructor-led training (ILT) is the most commonly used format and is often limited to the use of presentation slides in a classroom leading to a gap between the learning that occurs in the classroom and the application required on the job site. The preferred format is "on-the-job training" (OJT) where learning occurs at the job site with the actual tools and components. The approach is complicated as it requires trainees to be present on a job site, which may lead to inefficiencies and safety issues.
To address the challenge, the oilfield service organization completed an initiative to bring the job site to the classroom. The strategy focused on creating and applying documentaries, short films, and video clips for enhancing training effectiveness. Central to the strategy was the utilization of interactive exercises and activities associated with the videos ensuring the learners were actively engaged. This paper explains the project plan created to identify the video products needed, the resources required to produce the video, and the plan to complete the job.