Well control methods are used to control a kick and prevent a well from blowing out.
In this module you will learn:
- The goals of well control
- Types of well and formation pressures associated with drilling for oil and gas
- The causes and signs of formation fluids entering the well
- Well control operations performed by the rig crewmembers
- Some well control methods used when a kick is detected
- Lesson 1—Well Control Overview
- Lesson 2—Well Control Operations
In order to successfully complete this module you will be required to:
- Go through all the lessons in the module.
- Complete the practice items.
- Complete the module quiz with a passing grade of 70%. You will have 2 chances to complete the quiz.
At the end, you will receive a Certificate of Completion. It should take you approximately 60-90 minutes to complete this module,
Note: To best understand the concepts and processes in well control, it is recommended that you complete the Blowout Prevention module before you start this one.
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