IADC Wireline Well Operations
Who takes the Wireline Well Control course?
Wireline Operation Engineer
Facility / Process Engineer
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 IADC Well Sharp 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
Identify completion types, equipment functions and industry practices
Identify barrier systems in coiled tubing operations and know the terminology
Identify well control methods
Identify solutions to various well control problems
Determine if well control equipment is fit for purpose
Identify and understanding the working of coiled tubing equipment
Rigging up and testing well control and WL equipment
How to deal with special situations arising from WL operations incidents
Understand government and industry standards relating to coiled tubing operations on live and dead wells.
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. Certification is valid for two years.
Class Duration: 5 days
Written Testing: 3 hours
Total Hours (including testing): 40 hours
Day I Risk Awareness and Management, Well Control Operations, Barriers
Day II Influx and Gas Characteristics, Completion & Workover fluids, Surface & Subsurface Wellbore Equipment
Day III Procedures, Reasons for Wireline Operations, Wireline Equipment
Day IV Wireline Pressure Control Equipment, Special Situations, Organising Well Control Operating & Testing
Day: V Government, Company &Industry rules & standards, Ancillary considerations
What are the goals?
Recognize and explain function of, slick line, and wireline equipment
Recognize and explain function of the Pressure Control Equipment and Bottom-hole assemblies for slick line and wireline interventions.
Identify common applications for slick line, wireline interventions
Assess the pros and cons of each intervention and evaluate which intervention type to utilizes for various job problems
Identify and describe critical job design considerations for each job type of intervention that should be present in a contractor proposal
Discuss risks associated with each type of intervention and the corresponding mitigation controls recommended for each job type
Enhance rig less intervention safety, efficiency, and success by applying industry best practices and lessons learned for each job type
Apply an up-to-date knowledge on wireline equipment, techniques and operations during well completion, servicing, workover and production
Must be made 7 working days before the start of the course. Payment can be made in cash, by bank transfer or through exchange offices.
You can register by emailing email@example.com with the following details:
Name of the course:
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