541-3018/01 – Well Control (WC)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geological EngineeringCredits2
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Antonín Kunz, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Antonín Kunz, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year1Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KLE028 doc. Ing. Martin Klempa, Ph.D.
KUN109 doc. Ing. Antonín Kunz, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 1+1
Part-time Credit and Examination 1+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Process safety and well integrity is of critical importance to successful day to day operations. Graduates will look at the technical aspects of the search for oil and gas and the steps taken to protect ourselves, the environment and society as a whole.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Tutorials

Summary

Safety of drilling operation. Well control during drilling operation. Pressure control during well intervention and workover.

Compulsory literature:

ROBELLO, S. G.: Downhole Drilling Tools – Theory and Practice for Engineers and Students. Gulf Publishing Company, Houston, Texas, 2007. ISBN 978-1-933762-13-5. NGUYEN, J.P.: Drilling. Editions TECHNIP, France. ISBN 978-7108-0689-9, 1996. SAMUEL, G. R.: Downhole Drilling Tools: Theory and Practice for Engineerings and Students. Gulf Publishing Company, Houston, 2007, ISBN 1-933762-13-6. GRACE, ROBERT D.: Blowout and Well Control Handbook (2nd Edition). Elsevier, 2017.

Recommended literature:

International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC). IADC Deepwater Well Control Guidelines (2nd Edition). International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC), 2015. ROBELLO, S. G.: Downhole Drilling Tools – Theory and Practice for Engineers and Students. Gulf Publishing Company, Houston, Texas, 2007. ISBN 978-1-933762-13-5. SAMUEL, G. R.: Downhole Drilling Tools: Theory and Practice for Engineerings and Students. Gulf Publishing Company, Houston, 2007, ISBN 1-933762-13-6. GRACE, ROBERT D.: Blowout and Well Control Handbook (2nd Edition). Elsevier, 2017.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Individual Seminar paper. Awarding of credit. Examination.

E-learning

There is an option to work with free e-learning moduls, e.g.: International Well Control Forum https://thewellacademy.com/events/categories/iwcf-courses

Other requirements

To submit the seminar paper according to the assignment of a lecturer.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1) An overview of oil and gas I 2) An overveiw of oil and gas II 3) The life cycle of a well I 4) The life cycle of a well II 5) Drilling rigs oil and gas 6) Drilling rigs geothermal 7) Well control during drilling operations I 8) Well control during drilling operations II 9) Well intervention 10) Well workover 11) Pressure control during well intervention 12) Pressure control during well workover 13) Documentation and operation records 14) Conclusion

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 33  17
        Examination Examination 67  18
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Submit the seminar paper according to the assignment of a lecturer.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2020/2021 (N0724A290003) Petroleum Engineering K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (N0724A290003) Petroleum Engineering P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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