Work Over Well Control

Code : O004
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Why Attend This Training Course?
This essential training course is for those are working in wellsite supervisory roles and for office-based personnel that are primarily involved in the operational decision-making process and/or well design. The course aims to build on Level 3 course content (including barrier identification and shut-in based on given rig up) and focus on more complex aspects of well control and well kill methodology. 

What Is The Training Course Methodology?
This training course methodology depends on enabling participants to interact and exchange experiences, explore their competencies and achieve their career aspirations, using forward-thinking training arts, such as theoretical lectures and/or open discussion to exchange opinions and experiences, scenarios, innovative thinking brainstorming. Participants will receive an agenda including training material as a reference, in addition to some extra notes and booklets. 

Who Should Attend This Training Course?
This training course is suitable for work over engineers and work over supervisors. 

What Are The Training Course Objectives?
This intensive training course covers all topics concerning with well control which is essential subjects with whom are dealing with well operations.

What Is The Training Course Curriculum?
Bop Equipment
  • Annular prevents & inside prevents
  • Deviators pipe rows blind and sheer rams
  • Adjustable chokes, choke manifolds and valves, safety valves
  • Accumulator control systems
  • Drilling spools
  • Seal rings and ring grooves
  • Casing heads, rotating heads and kill lines
  • Mud gas handling equipment
  • Flow monitors & mud mixing systems
  • Stack design and hook up whilst drilling
Causes of Kicks
  • Three stages of control
  • Causes of under balance
  • Drop in mud level
  • Drop in mud weight
  • Swabbing
  • Trip monitoring
  • Salt domes
  • Artesian effects
  • Recap of primary control
Kick Warning Signs
  • Hole fill up while pulling out
  • hole displacement while running in
  • connection gas
  • increased drilling rate
  • lost of circulation control
Kick Indicators
  • Secondary control
  • Excess flow when tripping pit gain
  • Drilling breaks
  • How from well
Shut-in Procedures 
  • Soft and hard shut -in
  • shut-in for stable rigs
  • shut-in when tripping
  • floater shut-in
  • diverted procedures
  • methods of kill
  • recap of pressure
Well Control Calculations
  • Well control formula
  • ICP and FCP formation fracture
  • type of in flux
  • gas expansion and migration
  • plotting kill graphs
  • step down charts
  • technique for choosing variables
  • drawing a step down chart
  • drawing a graph
  • Well control / gauge problems
  • Horizontal / well control
  • Worker well control

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ACAD Professional Certificate - APC
ACAD Training & Consulting uses the power of its network to bring about positive, tangible change. We champion the training courses profession and the interests of individuals, engaged in that profession, for the benefit of all. ACAD Professional Certificates are designed for those who are enthusiastic to challenge themselves to reach the extra mile. Participants who fully attend an APC course and successfully pass the exam on the last training day, will receive an ACAD Professional Certificate (APC). APC are regionally recognized and can be esteemed when applying for more senior roles in Egypt and MENA region.

Exam Details:

Duration: 1 hour | Multiple Choice | Closed book | Pass mark: 65%

Course Schedule

14 - 18 Jan
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo, Egypt
09 - 13 Jun
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo, Egypt
29 Sep - 03 Oct
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo, Egypt

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