Problems Encountered During Well Control

Problems Encountered During Well Control

Conventional well killing procedures are based upon the basis that all of the well control equipment operates as designed and the wellbore is able to withstand the imposed pressures.

Mechanical problems and formation fracturing, however, occur occasionally during well killing operations causing complications with conventional procedures.

Well Killing With Complications Stopping the Killing Operation

Killing operations may have to be stopped because of equipment failure or for checking static pressures at certain stages of the killing process If the killing operation is interrupted the choke must be closed immediately. The . . .

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