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OG-W 136 - IWCF Drilling Well Control Certification Preparation Level 2 - Introduction

Code Start Date Duration Venue
OG-W 136 23 October 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
OG-W 136 18 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

The Introduction to Well Control course provides potential an awareness of well control theory, practices and equipment using a combination of drilling simulator and classroom theory/exercises.

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 Kicks .
  • To understand the controlling the well.
  • To understand the trip tank system.
  • To understand the basic tripping calculations.

Who Should Attend?

  • Driller
  • Engineers
  • Personnel involved in drilling / workover operation who are preparing to attend a well control school for the first time. 

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Introduction to the drilling rig and its equipment (hoisting, rotating, circulating and Blow Out Prevention systems)
  • Controlling the well

Day 2

  • Kicks - what is a kick, what causes a kick?
  • Fluids and pressures

Day 3

  • How to complete a trip sheet
  • The trip tank system

Day 4

  • Basic tripping calculations

Day 5

  • Shut-in methods (drilling and tripping)