Advanced surface BOPs well control equipment

Duration: 5 days

We offer a range of well control equipment courses. These courses are designed to improve delegates knowledge of well control equipment and increase the competence of: Rig supervisors, drillers, assistant drillers, HSE and training officers, planned maintenance supervisors, rig mechanics and all personnel who are involved with the operation and maintenance of the well control equipment.

WELL CONTROL EQUIPMENT
A range of programs designed to improve delegates knowledge of well control equipment and enhance the competence of rig personnel involved with the operation and maintenance of BOPs and associated well control equipment. Course material can be adapted for persons working on drill ships and semi-submersibles.

About this course

On completion of this course the delegates will:
• Understand the in-depth principles and operation of the well control equipment present on rigs using surface BOPs.
• Have an in-depth understanding of the safe operation and maintenance of all well control equipment found on land-rigs, jack-up rigs and offshore platforms

Course content:
o Introduction to well control procedures and equipment
o Drill through equipment: annular type preventers, ram type preventers and diverter systems
o Non-drill through equipment: choke and kill manifold, BOP gate valves and the BOP HPU, including the BOP control systems
o 18¾-in. BOP equipment found on modern rigs with surface BOPs
o Automatic ram BOP locking systems from the three major OEMs
o Explanation of the operation of IBOPs and drill string valves
o HPHT equipment and maintenance
o Safety: testing BOPs and choke and kill manifold, hydraulic safety procedures and safe operation of BOP torque tools
o Well control mathematics including accumulator calculations
o Most common deficiencies found on well control equipment
o Explanation and instruction aimed to reduce downtime on the rig

Audience

This course is designed to provide in-depth knowledge of the well control equipment and increase the competence of:

  • Rig managers
  • Rig supervisors
  • Drillers
  • Assistant drillers
  • HSE and training officers
  • PM supervisors
  • Rig mechanics
  • All personnel who are involved with the operation and maintenance of the well control equipment on land rigs, jack-up rigs and offshore platforms.

Certification

Candidates will receive a certificate of completion after successfully completing the course.