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Well Intervention (IWCF: Level 2 & 4)

Course Fee $1,500.00

No. of Places 10 of 10

Start June 23, 2019

End June 27, 2019

Location Erbil


Well Intervention (IWCF: Level 2 & 4)

Well Control for Wireline, Coiled Tubing and Snubbing Supervisors 

This programme is aimed at people who are in critical well control positions during well intervention operations.  Candidates will complete an accredited training course, taught according to IWCF syllabus, in order to prepare them for assessment.









At the end of the course delegates should be able to:

Understand of well control methods relating to well intervention operation.


Course objectives:

  • Identify completion types, equipment functions and industry practices

  • Identify barrier systems and know the terminology

  • Identify well control methods

  • Identify solutions to various well control problems

  • Determine if well control equipment is fit for purpose

  • Design a well kill plan for production well and generate a kill graph

  • Discuss production well kill problems and recommend appropriate solutions


Course delivery:

The course is delivered through lectures supported by videos and animations, self-study exercises, and group discussions. The course concludes with two closed-book examinations leading to the required certificate of competence in well intervention.


Course Components

      1. Principles and Procedures

  • Overview

  • Introduction to Well Control

  • Introduction to Barriers

  • Risk Management

  • Causes of Unplanned Well Inflow

  • Circulating System

  • Well Integrity Testing

  • Influx Characteristics and Behaviour

  • Shut in Procedures

  • Well Control Methods

  • Contingency Planning


      2. Completion Equipment

  • Blowout Preventers (BOP)

  • Wellheads

  • Xmas Trees

  • Completion Tubing

  • SSSVs

  • Completion accessories including: Landing Nipples, SSD’s, Side Pocket Mandrels, Blast joints, Seal Assemblies and WLENG

  • Packers and Setting Procedures

  • Perforating

  • Barriers

  • Completion Equipment Testing

  • Completing the Well

  • Annulus Pressure Monitoring

  • Trouble Shooting & Contingency Planning


     3. Coiled Tubing Operations:

  • Coiled Tubing Equipment

  • CT BOPs

  • Rigging Up

  • CT Testing

  • CT Barrier Principles

  • Contingency Procedures

  • Shut in Procedures


    4. Wireline Operations

  • Pressure Control Equipment

  • Rigging Up

  • Testing

  • Barrier Principles

  • Managing a Leak or Malfunction on Surface

  • Contingency Procedures

  • Critical Operating Procedures


When and where is the course being held?

The course will take place at MSELECT Academy's training center in Erbil, starting on Sunday, June 23rd , 2019, until Thursday 27th from 9:00 am to 17:00 pm



Must be made in 10 working days 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:

•             Full Name:

•             City/Town:

•             Email Address:

•             Phone number:

•             Name of course:

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For more information, please call 066 261 4455


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