PTS conducts IWCF and IADC drilling and well intervention certification courses
IWCF DRILLING WELL CONTROL – LEVEL 3 (DRILLER)
This course has been designed for Drillers and Assistant Drillers, Equipment
Operator - has to perform an action to prevent or respond to well control
and others with a requirement to hold an IWCF Well Control
This course meets the requirements of IWCF. The course is offered with either Surface or Combined (surface and subsea) BOP certification.
Level 3 is available for any role expected to shut in a well.
Overview. Introduction to Well Control.
Causes of kicks.
Kill Warning Signs and Indicators.
Fracture Pressure and Maximum Surface pressure.
Influx Characteristics and Behaviour.
Shut In Procedures.
Well Control Methods.
Well Control during Casing and Cementing Operations.
Well Control Management.
Associated Well Control Equipment.
Choke Manifold and Chokes.
BOP Control Systems.
For more information, visit the IWCF website, www.iwcf.org
The course is delivered using presentations supported by animations and videos, workbook with exercises, and practical work on a drilling simulator.
Two written tests, one in Principle & Procedures and one in Equipment and one practical simulator test.
Successful completion of the course and examination will result in IWCF Level 3 certification which is valid for two years.