Pre-Kick Planning

Pre-Kick Planning

This article describes the planning issues to be addressed to ensure successful well control.

Kick Control Work-Sheet

A kick control worksheet shall be used to pre-record the data required for secondary control and shall be kept updated while maintaining primary control. The frequency of updating shall be determined by rate of change of parameters involved in the first part of the worksheet.

The sheet shall be revised every tour, 500 ft drilled, mud weight change or drill string change whichever occurs first.

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