Well Control – Preliminary record of information

Well Control - Preliminary record of information

Pre-recording of information.Proper secondary well control follows a planned course of action. Pre-recording relevant information avoids unnecessary delay. The following aspects concerning the pre-recording of information are discussed:

  • Kick control worksheet.
  • Checking pump pressure at reduced pump speeds.
  • Establishing the weighting material mixing capacity of the rig.
  • Relationship between bottom hole pressure, formation strength at shoe and mud gradient.
  • Determining the maximum allowable annular surface pressure (MAASP).

1 Kick control worksheet

A Kick Control Worksheet . . .

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