Influx Prevention

Influx Prevention

This article highlights the guidelines which shall be followed during tripping and drilling in order to avoid taking kicks. During any open hole operation the mud level in the well shall always be full.

Prevention While Drilling

The following guidelines shall be observed during drilling:

  • Warning signs that a kick has occurred while drilling are discussed in this section. At the Driller’s discretion, or under well-specific standing instructions, any one or a combination of these shall justify performing a flowcheck. During the flowcheck, the . . .

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