Well Controll

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Designed for

All personnel concerned with drilling and completion operations.

(Operators and Services Companies) involved in operations linked to the detection of a kick and well control.

Example: Drilling engineers, mud engineers, supervisors, tool pushers, drillers,
assistant drillers, etc.

The trainees, to reach this certification level, must have passed successfully the level 2 for more than 10 days, or the level 3 or 4 for less than 4 years.

Course Program

Course Content – 5 days

PRESSURE ANALYSIS & KICK CONTROL – 1 day

Introduction (hydrostatic, hydrodynamic et U-tube) ⋅ Causes of Kick
Leak Off Test et Formation Integrity Test
Warning signs of kick

PINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES – 0.5 day

Procedures and Shut in pressure
Gas migration
Driller and wait and weight methods

PARTICULAR CASES – 0.5 day

Incidents during circulation
Shallow gas
Volumetric method
MAASP
Deviated well
Wire line
Kick during running of casing or during cement jobs

PRACTICE ON THE SIMULATOR – 1 day

Exercises for surface BOP stack ⋅ Exercises for Subsea BOP stack

EQUIPMENT – 0.5 day

Surface control system
API 53 barriers and equipment test

PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES FOR SUBSEA BOP STACK – 0.5 day

IWCF CERTIFICATION – 1 day

Objectives

Well Control Course provides the understanding by all drilling personnel of theoretical and practical aspects of fluid pressures in well bore, well control techniques and equipment. It includes the utilization of a Drilling and Well Control Simulator or a Training Well to acquire the necessary expertise and confidence to prevent and control well kicks.

The candidate receives approval through a test, successful candidates are awarded an internationally recognized certificate now compulsory in many countries.

Training Method

  • Slide show
  • Workbooks
  • White board
  • Videos
  • Demonstration on simulator: taking a kick while drilling and how to circulate this influx out in a control manner.