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E-429 - Wellhead & Blowout Preventers

  • Engineers, technicians interested in well control
  • To provide thorough information on wellhead, BOP stack characteristics and well control equipment
Learning Objectives
  • To choose the equipment (wellhead, BOP, ancillary equipment) to design a well
  • To detect operating problems
  • To check the equipment used
Ways and means
  • Videos and animations showing how equipment works

Onshore wellhead and blowout preventers 1.5 days
  • Onshore wellhead
  • Functions, principles and technology
  • Setting procedure
  • Evolution of the wellhead according to drilling phase
  • Blowout preventers
  • Function and different types
  • Characteristics and technology
Auxiliary equipment 1 day
  • Closing and accumulation hydraulic unit
  • Choke manifold, chokes, valves...
  • Mud gas separator
Subsea equipment 0.5 day
  • Wellhead, BOPs
  • Risers
  • Subsea BOP closing system
  • API rules
  • Exercises on subsea BOP closing system sizing