Course Description:

This is an introductory course, level 2, (1-3 days) designed to give potential well control certification candidates an awareness of well control theory, practices and equipment as a preparation prior to taking levels 3 & 4. This course can be either combined or given separately.

Duration: 1-3 Days

Course Contents:

Upon completion of this course the participant will have good understanding of the following main topics:

  1. Well control event impacts
  2. Barriers
  3. Hydrostatics
  4. Primary well control
  5. Secondary well control
  6. Risk management
  7. Basic calculations
  8. Normal and abnormal formation pressures
  9. Surging & swabbing
  10. Causes & warnings signsof kicks
  11. Tripping and the trip tank
  12. System pressure losses
  13. Equivalent circulating densities
  14. Leak-off tests
  15. Equivalent mud weights
  16. Maximum mud weights
  17. Shut in procedures
  18. Influx migration
  19. Casing & cementing
  20. Kick sheets
  21. Well control equipment

Recommended for:

This course is designed mainly to be delivered to the green hand engineers or some expert operators such as floor men or drilling assistants who are about or near to be promoted for  responsible position in a drilling rig.


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