Drilling Well Control - Introduction to Well Control
This is an introductory course (1 day) designed to give potential well control certification candidates an awareness of surface well control theory, practices and equipment as a preparation testing. An additional day can be arranged to further cover subsea and simulator training.
- Primary well control
- Basic calculations
- Normal and abnormal formation pressures
- Causes of kicks
- Hydrostatic exercises
- Pressure loss due to improper hole fill
- System pressure losses
- Equivalent circulating densities
- Leak-off tests
- Equivalent mud weights
- Maximum mud weights
- Kick sheets
Course Pre-Qualification: None necessary.
An attendance certificate will be issued on satisfactory completion of the training.