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IWCF Well Control for Surface BOP Level 3 & 4

IWCF Well Control for Surface BOP Level 3 & 4

Course Outline

  • Day 1
    • The impact of a well control incident
    • Fracture pressure
    • The well barrier elements in well operations
    • The criteria to test barrier elements
    • Risk management
    • Factors that affect fluid density
    • Gas cutting of drilling fluid
    • The causes of swabbing and surging
  • Day 2
    • Kick warning signs while drilling and/or circulating
    • Shallow Gas
    • Bottom hole circulating pressure and Equivalent Circulating Density (ECD)
    • The process of taking Slow Circulation Rates(SCR)
    • The purpose of a Leak Off Test (LOT), and the difference between a LOT and a Formation Integrity Test (FIT)
    • The different types of influx and the hazard they present
  • Day 3
    • A suitable shut-in procedure if a primary barrier fails
    • Recording parameters when shut-in well
    • Standard well control methods
    • The principles of the volumetric process
    • Factors that increase the risk of kicks while casing operation
    • The concept and implementation of well control drills as specified by API standards
    • Indications of downhole or surface problems that can arise during well control operations
  • Day 4
    • BOP function, configuration and the well control operation that can be carried out
    • The two most common types of diverter
    • The principles of diverter operations
    • The importance of the procedures for maintaining and testing BOP stack
    • BOP Control Systems


Refund policy

You can cancel your booking and refund your fees before course start date by 48 hrs.