Well Control & Blowout Prevention - PTRL6025

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Petroleum Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 0

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: PTRL5009

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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As you progress through this course you will be exposed to:

7 Basic concepts and procedures in well control;
7 Advanced theory and mathematical applications;
7 Preliminary equipment designs;
7 Advanced equipment designs and applications;
7 Onshore and offshore scenarios for advanced well design.

The objective of this course is to expose engineers to advanced well control concepts and apply those skills to individual projects.

Course content includes: Causes of Kicks, Kick Detection, Pressure Concepts and Calculations, Procedures, Gas Characteristics and Behaviour, Fluids, Constant Bottom Hole Pressure Well Control Methods, Equipment, Government & Industry and Company Rules & Orders and Policies, Sub-sea Well Control, Special Situations.
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