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IADC WellSharp®

Course Fee $1,500.00

No. of Places 10 of 10

Start August 18, 2019

End August 22, 2019

Location Erbil


IADC WellSharp® Training Course

The purpose of this course is to submit the understanding of well control techniques for surface and subsea BOP installations at driller level according to the new International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) WellSharp standards. This is a theoretical and practical course for surface installation. The course is designed to enhance the understanding of the fundamentals of well control that can be applied at most well control operations and to prepare candidates for IADC testing.


Course Content

The course covers the following areas:

  • Well control awareness

  • Basic well control concepts

  • Mud and it management

  • Pre-recorded data

  • Causes of kicks

  • Barriers

  • Shallow gas, shallow water flows and top-hole drilling

  • Abnormal pressure warning signs

  • Well control drills

  • Kick detection

  • Shut-in pressures and verification

  • Post-shut in monitoring and activities

  • Well control methods

  • Casing and cementing considerations

  • Risk management

  • Surface well control equipment

  • Subsea well control equipment

  • Simulator and written examinations


Admission Requirements  

Floor men, Derrick men Assistant- Drillers, Drillers, OIMs, New Drilling Engineers


Course Objectives

  • Understand and apply the principles and procedures used in well control operations with Surface or Subsea BOP stacks.

  • Use the equipment for well control operations with surface or subsea BOP stack.

  • Increase well control understanding by the use of the simulators.

  • Show that kick detection and initial reaction can be mastered by the use of simulators.

  • Obtain sufficient knowledge about the course content to pass three tests with minimum 70% score on each.


Surface Equipment

  • Blowout Preventers

  • Associated Well Control Equipment

  • Choke Manifold and Chokes

  • Auxiliary Equipment


When and where is the course being held?

The course will take place in Erbil, starting on Sunday, August 18, 2019.

The timing: 09:00 am - 15:00 pm



Must be made two weeks before the start of the course. Payment can be made in cash, by bank transfer or through exchange offices.


How do I register?

Sign up on this page or by emailing with the following details:

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For more information, please call 066 261 4455 or (0)771 994 5097


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