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E-477 - Stripping

3 days WEL/STRIPE
Level
Proficiency
Audience
  • Drilling and completion engineers, supervisors, and experienced tool pushers.
Purpose
  • This course provides the practical knowledge and skills required for stripping operations.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to carry out stripping operations in real conditions through annular preventer alone or rams to rams.
Prerequisite
  • To have a valid well control certificate and to correctly know the basics on well control equipment.
Ways and means
  • Exercises either on a real rig or on a simulator.

REMINDERS ON WELL CONTROL 0.75 day
  • Causes, signs of a kick.
  • Procedures in case of a sign of a kick.
  • Well shut-in procedures.
  • Control methods: driller's method, wait and weight method.
  • Reminders on the equipment: BOP, closing unit, choke manifold, tests of equipment.
  • Equipment.
STRIPPING 2.25 days
  • Principle of the volumetric method, of the lubricating method.
  • Application of the volumetric method to a general case: change in annular capacity, deviated well, drill collar safety.
  • Stripping principle.
  • Additional equipment required for a stripping job.
  • Stripping through the annular preventer while running in on a training well or simulator.
  • How teams are organized on the rig site to carry out the job.
  • Stripping through ram BOP while running in on a training well or simulator.
  • Stripping procedure when pulling out of hole.