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E-429 - Wellhead & Blowout Preventers

3 days FOR/WHEADE
Level
Proficiency
Audience
  • Engineers, technicians interested in well control.
Purpose
  • This course provides 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.
Prerequisite
  • No prerequisites for this course.
Ways and means
  • Videos and animations showing how equipment works.

ONSHORE WELLHEAD & 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.