Sunday, 17 December 2017

FAST SHUT-IN PROCEDURE WHILE DRILLING ON A FIXED RIG


fast shut in procedures IWCF


1.      When any indication is observed while drilling that the well maybe flowing, stop rotating the drill string, raise the drill string with pumps on until tool joint is above the drill floor.

2.      Stop pumps and check for flow, if positive:

3.      Open choke line HCR valve.

4.      Close Annular.

5.      Call supervisors and commence plotting a graph of shut in drill pipe pressure. Check pit volume gain.

Note: There are no A.P.I recommendations for the fast shut-in
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