EFF Presentation

In 2012 the RAIGNEAU group acquired a training complex specialising in the drilling. L’Ecole Française de Forage or EFF-Drilling School was previously known as Pride Forasol Training Center and is situated in the historic and strategic hub of the French oil industry of Lescar in the South West of France.

For over 30 years, our centre has prided itself in training personnel of all rig positions from those beginning their careers as floorman to drilling supervisors. In collaboration with the main players of the petroleum industry, our expanse experience has allowed us to set up specific long term training programmes comprising theory, practical work and field experience. Our programmes are constructed according to the needs and constraints of every individual company and international standards.

We provide an exceptional range of techniques such as :

  • A double (IDECO H35) for use in a training well
  • DrillSim 5000 and Cyber Chair simulators
  • An exhibition site containing all equipment and material used for drilling

Our centre has been IWCF accredited since 1993 and IADC accredited since 2002 for the certification of well control offshore and surface. We offer relevant levels of training.

Today, EFF is continuously evolving to fulfill your needs as effectively as possible.