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10 - OGE-W - Oil & Gas - Well Construction and Drilling

OG-W 137 - IWCF Drilling Well Control Certification Preparation Level 4 - Supervisors

Code Start Date Duration Venue
OG-W 137 30 October 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
OG-W 137 25 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
OG-W 137 19 February 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

The aim of this course is to provide the knowledge, understanding and practical skills necessary to apply safe well control practices in surface and subsea installations. 

This course is only a preparation for the IWCF certification. The fee does not include practical and written assessments. Certification application is to be done by the participants.  

Course Objectives

  • To understand the primary well control.
  • To understand the origins of pressure.
  • To understand what the causes of kicks.
  • To understand the dynamic wellbore pressures.
  • Managers

Who Should Attend?

  • Supervisors
  • Engineers
  • Driller

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Introduction
  • Well control management
  • Origins of pressure
  • Primary well control

Day 2

  • Dynamic wellbore pressures
  • Causes of kicks
  • Blowout prevention and well control equipment
  • Subsea control systems

Day 3

  • Kick warning signs
  • Diverting shallow gas kicks
  • Shut-in procedures
  • Well control methods

Day 4

  • Deviated well control
  • Handling on-bottom kicks
  • Handling off-bottom kicks
  • Stripping operations

Day 5

  • Handling kicks while out of the hole
  • Handling kicks in special situations
  • Downhole and equipment problems during well control
  • Simulator assessment