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

OG-W 300 - Applied Well Control

Code Start Date Duration Venue
OG-W 300 30 October 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
OG-W 300 25 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

Oil and gas drilling applications take place among the most dangerous and risky works. On the other hand, such drilling operations can be carried out at very high costs expressed in millions of dollars. For this reason, it is inevitably demanded to establish a safety-cost balance in drilling applications especially considering the safety principle first within the specified safety limits. By the end of this course, participants will be sufficiently experienced and specialized in the Well Control issues. 

Course Objectives

  • Understand the methods of controlling the well
  • Understand the meaning and causes of Kicks
  • Plan for any emergencies before they occure 
  • Be familiar with the duties and responsibilities of drilling personnel

Who Should Attend?

  • Supervisors
  • Drillers
  • Engineers
  • Managers 
  • Anyone interested in well control

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Basic definitions
  • Casing and formation integrity tests
  • Circulation system and circulation pressures
  • Surge and swab pressures

Day 2

  • Overbalance and underbalance pressures
  • Causes of well kicks
  • Warning signs of kicks
  • Shut-in procedures 

Day 3

  • Well control theory
  • Well control methods
  • Tertiary well control methods
  • Special well control subjects
  • Kick Tolerance (KT)

Day 4

  • Casing programme
  • Well control drills
  • Contingency planning
  • Emergency planning

Day 5

  • Offshore well control
  • Well control equipment
  • Pressure tests
  • Subsea bop control systems
  • Duties and responsibilities of drilling personnel