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OGE 175 - IWCF Drilling Well Control Certification Level 3 - Drillers (6 Days)

Code Start Date Duration Venue Fees
OGE 175 07 September 2019 6 Days Istanbul $ 4450 Registration Form Link
OGE 175 02 November 2019 6 Days Istanbul $ 4450 Registration Form Link
OGE 175 28 December 2019 6 Days Istanbul $ 4450 Registration Form Link


Course Description

This programme is designed for people in critical well control positions on drilling installations as well as onshore roles. The standards in the syllabus are based on the practical skills and knowledge required for level 3. Performance criteria have been developed for each of the standards contained in the syllabus. The candidates will complete an IWCF accredited training course and will go through an exam.

The certification is arranged with one of our IWCF certified solution partner. 

Course Objectives

  • To understand the need for well control training and assessment.
  • To understand what hydrostatic pressure is
  • To understand well barrier philosophy in drilling and workover operations
  • To know what is meant by the term kick warning sign.
  • To understand pressure losses around a circulating system

Who Should Attend?

  • Drillers 
  • Engineers 


Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Introduction to Well Control
  • Barrier Concept.
  • Risk Management.
  • Causes of kicks

Day 2

  • Kill Warning Signs and Indicators
  • Circulating Systems
  • Fracture Pressure and Maximum Surface pressure
  • Influx Characteristics and Behaviour

Day 3

  • Shut In Procedures
  • Well Control Methods
  • Well Control during Casing and Cementing Operations
  • Well Control Management

Day 4

  • Choke Manifold and Chokes
  • Contingency Planning
  • Blowout Preventers
  • Associated Well Control Equipment

Day 5

  • Auxiliary Equipment
  • Barriers
  • Testing
  • BOP Control Systems

Day 6

  • Exam