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This short course is intended for anyone requiring a better understanding of Well Control theory, equipment and procedures. It is also intended as preparation for an IWCF certification course
To equip delegates with sound basic knowledge and understanding of safe Drilling Well Control practises for both surface and sub sea operations.
Candidates should fully appreciate the full extent of the topics including calculations as a requirement prior to attending an IWCF DWC Combined Supervisors certification course.
Who Should Attend
Subsea Engineers & Supervisors, Trainee Drilling Engineers, OIM’s, Barge Engineers, Mud Loggers, Cementing Engineers, M.P.D. Engineers, shore based personnel involved in operations and anyone requiring a better understanding of Well Control theory, equipment and procedures or requiring
preparation for an IWCF certification course.
Well control management
Origins of pressure
Primary well control
Dynamic wellbore pressures
Causes of kicks
Kick warning signs
Well control methods
Surface blowout well control equipment
Sub sea blowout well control equipment
Sub sea control systems (indirect hydraulic)
Diverting shallow gas kicks
Handling on-bottom kicks
Handling off-bottom kicks
Downhole and equipment problems during well control
Candidates will be engaged in classroom exercises and daily take home exercise (relating to both surface and sub sea topics). Delegates will constantly be assessed during the course and performance forwarded to sponsor company. There is a final two part written assessment conducted on day five.
Continuing Professional Development
35 HOURS CPD