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COURSE OVERVIEW

The IADC Well Sharp Workover Well Control training reviews types of complications that can occur during workover operations. The course covers workover fundamentals with a focus on understanding well control in relation to Drilling versus Workover. The class covers workover essentials such as barriers, equipment and relevant well control methods; it also includes an in-depth review of Bullheading and Reverse Circulation techniques.

CONTENT


COMPLETION AND WORKOVER
Completion Design
Workover
Mechanical Failure
Clean Out and Workover Operations
Features of Workover
Workover Operations
Well Control: Drilling vs. Workover
PRESSURE BASICS
Hydrostatic Pressure
Understanding Depths
Bottomhole Hydrostatic Pressure
Formation Pressure
Relationship between BHP and FP
BARRIERS
Barrier Classification
Barriers: Production Tree
Production Tree
Subsurface Safety Valves (SSSVs)
Operating the Simulator: Choke Console
Operating the Simulator: Drillers Console
THE BULLHEAD METHOD
Calculate Fluid Gradient
Calculating Hydrostatic Pressure
Calculating Kill Weight Fluid
Calculating Formation Pressure
DOWNHOLE COMPLICATIONS
Packers
Permanent Packers
Retrievable Packers
REVERSE CIRCULATION
The Well as a U-Tube
Circulating Pressures
Circulation and Bottomhole Pressure
INFLUXES
Causes of Influxes
Understanding Warning Signs
Warning Signs
FORWARD CIRCULATION
Choke Adjustments and Lag Time
Well Control Safety Meeting
LUBRICATE & BLEED WELL CONTROL METHOD
Lubricate & Bleed Method
Well Control Safety Meeting
Lube & Bleed Exercise
COMPLICATIONS
Stuck Pipe: Packoff
Stuck Pipe: Mechanical
Industry Practices

Course Duration: 3 Days


Classroom Training: 2 Days, 8 hours Per day
3rd Day Assessment for certification

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