Well Control – Well Design

Well Control - Well Design

This article descrobes the drilling program and other Well Design considerations for Well Control

1 Drilling programme

The drilling programme is based on the information provided by the subsurface department and in summarized in the Well Planning Datasheet. It should include in particular:

A statement on shallow gas.

Formation characteristics:

  • permeability, fluid type, hydrocarbon depths, gas zones, etc.;
  • formation pore pressure gradient profile;
  • expected formation strength gradient at the proposed casing setting depths and the requirement of formation integrity tests (limit- or . . .

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