Well Control Drilling/Workover (WellCAP)

The course goal is to achieve a fundamental understanding of topics associated with drilling, workover, and completion well control. Topics including equipment, causes, warning signs, and procedures to maintain or return control to a well are discussed in class as well as demonstrated and practiced on a drilling well control simulator.

Day 1

  • Basic Well Control
  • Causes of Kicks
  • Warning Signs
  • Shut in Psi
  • Calculations

Day 2

  • Homework Review
  • Kill Procedures (CBHP)
  • Kill Sheets
  • Fracture Gradient
  • Government Regulations

Day 3

  • Bubble Expansion Discussion
  • Kill Procedures (non-CBHP)
  • Equipment
  • Simulation Exercise

Day 4

  • Review
  • Written Test

Larry Chapman is President and Owner, Chapman and Associates. Chapman and Associates is a petroleum consulting company offering professional training services and schools including IADC WellCAP Well Control Schools. Chapman and Associates has offered continuing education seminars in association with the University of Southwestern Louisiana and independently since 1986. Mr. Chapman has held seminars on a varied list of topics internationally as well as domestically. His 25+ years experience includes schools and services provided in 10 states and 13 countries. As of 2002, Mr. Chapman has assisted Delgado Community College with their joint well control-training program with Noble Drilling Company. He has presented classes at the Delgado Fire School facility and at Noble training facility in Bayou Black. In addition to instructing courses, Mr. Chapman was retained by the University of SW Louisiana as a technical advisor for course development, program expansion, and marketing.

The outcome or objectives include the participant successfully completing the course and demonstrating proficiency in controlling well control problems and applying procedures. This is measured by utilizing written tests and hands on exercises on the well control simulator. The minimum written test scores used for successful completion are 70% and hands-on exercises are pass/fail based on the student executing procedures and material presented in class. The instructor monitors hands-on exercises and determines acceptable levels of participation.

G087132Q Jan 27 - 30 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu  $900.00
($925.00 out-of-state)
Registered: 7 The class will meet from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm, Thursday, January 30. 28.0 Hours

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