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Well Control

Well control methods are used to control a kick and prevent a well from blowing out. In this module you will have a basic understanding of:
  • 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

Well Control
The Well Control module consists of the following:
  • Lesson 1—Well Control Overview
  • Lesson 2—Well Control Operations
  • Well Control Glossary
  • Quiz

It should take you approximately 45 to 60 minutes to complete this module. A passing score earns you a Certification of Completion.

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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e-Learning Module
Catalog No. 96.M1210 - $75.00 for 1 year


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