This course is designed to meet industry guidelines through the IWCF™ Level 4 curriculum and learning objectives. It presents a body of knowledge and a set of job skills that can be used to provide subseawell control knowledge and skills for drilling operations.
The course focuses on Well Site Supervisors, Engineers and other Office-based personnel who are primarily involved in the well design and planning process, and/or involved in the designing well barriers for well control. 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, Gas Migration, Shut-in Procedures, Fluids, Kick Warning Signs, Kill Sheets, BOP Equipment, Constant Bottomhole Pressure Methods, Regulations and BOP Control System.
Notes to Candidates –
All candidates must register for an account on the IWCF FORUM at https://www.iwcf-forum.org/newcandidate. Once registered and approved by the IWCF, a candidate registration (CR #) number will be issued. The CR # must be provided by the candidate when registering for a well control class, registration must be done ten (10) days prior to start of class.