This course is designed to meet industry guidelines through the IADC WellSharp™ Supervisory Level learning objectives. It presents a body of knowledge and a set of job skills that can be used to provide surface stack well control knowledge and skills for drilling operations.
The course focuses on Well Site Supervisory and office-based personnel who are primarily involved in the decision-making process for surface stack well control and/or involved in the design of well barriers. It addresses more advanced principles and theories of well control and presents a variety of well control methods.
Some of the topics covered in this course are: Pressure Basics, Kick Theory, Causes of Kicks, Complications, Choke line Friction, Riser Loading, Gas Migration, Shut-in Procedures, Fluids, Kick Warning Signs, Kill Sheets, BOP Equipment, Constant Bottomhole Pressure Methods, Regulations, Stripping.