IWCF Certification: Introduction “Combined Surface/Subsea BOP” - Certified IWCF training center
Who should attend?
This introductory course is intended to raise participants' awareness on the problems and consequences of a blowout, to enable them also to understand the causes of a kick and the well control methods.
This course is for personnel who have had no training in well control or for young recruits who will be involved in water, geothermal or oil/gas drilling operations.
No pre-requisistes are necessary to follow this course.
PRESSURES IN THE WELL
Hydrostatic pressure, pressure losses, gas law.
Circulation with the well open and with the well shut in.
Relationships between pressures in the well.
PORE PRESSURE & FRACTURE PRESSURE
LOT and FIT.
Pore pressure and frac pressure.
Impact and consequences of a kick.
Causes and signs of a kick, well shut-in methods and shut in pressures.
Kick drills, trip sheet, kill sheet.
INTRODUCTION TO WELL CONTROL METHODS
Principles and procedures.
Drillers, wait and weight, volumetric methods.
WELL CONTROL EQUIPMENT
Barriers’ principle (Norsok standards).
BOP stack and BOP control unit.
Choke-manifold, mud-gas separator, etc.
Function test, pressure test, inflow test.
Specific equipment of subsea BOP.
Problems related to floating rigs.
Layout of the well control equipment used on rig floor.
Demonstration: kick while drilling and circulation of this kick.
Test on principles and procedures.
Test on well control equipment.
At the end of this training, participants will be able to:
understand the impact and consequences of a blowout,
identify the causes of a kick,
know the equipment to secure the well after a kick,
have knowledge of the well control methods,
to be certified IWCF Level 2.
Ways & Means
Teaching material (PPT, PDF, Word).
Simulator demonstration (if available): kick while drilling and circulation of this influx.
IWCF certified instructor.
To French entities : IFP Training is referenced to DataDock ; you may contact your OPCO about potential funding.
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