Well Control Procedure – While Tripping

Well Control Procedure - While Tripping

To detect a kick while round tripping as early as possible, it shall be standard practice to use the trip tank at all times while tripping both into and out of the hole.

The Driller shall be responsible for monitoring the trip tank volume at regular intervals to ensure that the hole is either taking or giving the correct fluid volume.

Should an influx be detected during tripping the following procedure shall be as follows:

1. Recognize the kick and alert the crew.

2. Lower the . . .

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