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Well Control Simulator

Well Control Simulator (iPad)

We are proud to announce a new, mobile well control simulator, allowing all IADC and IWCF well control students review simulation exercises before, during, and after both online and classroom well control training.

Currently, our simulator covers Driller’s Method on the iPad. We are adding a ton of new, cool features to be able to do all IADC Driller and Supervisor simulations on all mobile devices and the web. Read on to learn more!

Simulator Features

Mobile Well Control Simulator
Simulator to be accessible on iPad, iPhone, Android, and Web

All IADC Driller & Supervisor Level Simulations

All IADC WellSharp Driller and Supervisory simulations as well as Coiled Tubing and Wireline simulation.

Learn, Practice, and Test Modes


What is the value of a mobile well control simulator?

1. Increase student simulator time in the classroom:
Each student will have individual simulator access with unlimited time before, during and after class.

2. Review and refresh anytime, anywhere in the field
Increased student competency between the two (2)-year well control training cycle.

3. Practice to perfection
Intuitive, easy-to-use platform allows for unlimited practice without requiring an instructor.

What are the different ways students can go through the simulation?

Supports three (3) separate modes of simulation:

Learn Mode: Animated, e-learning to refresh concepts
Practice Mode: Guided walk through steps and situations with hints
Test Mode: Assessed, tested mode with IADC standardized grading
What data does the simulation track?

Tracking & Reporting Features

Graph of all drilling & well control values available during & after simulation.

Student completion and quiz data available on the cloud. Generic data file for LMS
integration. Data Analysis for trends in problem and success areas.

Phase 1 : Current Version

Simulations Features
Drilling/Workover : Standpipe Manifold Line-Up iPad
Drilling/Workover : Choke Manifold Line-Up Surface Stack
Drilling/Workover : BOP Stack Line-Up Grade tied to IADC Scoring
Drilling/Workover : BOP Pressures Confirmation Quiz Knowledge Checks
Drilling/Workover : Pump Startup with Constant BHP E-Learning Integration
Drilling/Workover : Driller’s Method First Circulation Basic LMS Integration
Drilling/Workover : Driller’s Method: Plugged Choke Basic Multiplayer
Drilling/Workover : Driller’s Method: Gas at the Choke

Phase 2 : July 2017

Simulations Features
Drilling/Workover : Setting Pit and Flow Alarms iPad & iPhone
Drilling/Workover : Kick Detection
Drilling/Workover : Shut-In
Coil Tubing : Tubing Pinhole at the Surface
Coil Tubing : Tubing Parts at the Surface
Coil Tubing : Tubing Parts Downhole

Phase 3 : Q4 2017

Simulations Features
Drilling/Workover : Reporting SIDPP and SICP with a Float Graphical Results of Pressures
Drilling/Workover : Driller’s Method with a Subsea Stack Downhole Well Visualization
Drilling/Workover : Choke Line Friction Loss Measurement Multiple Scenarios
Drilling/Workover : Slow Circulating Rates Measurement Push Notifications for Field Refresher
Drilling/Workover : Kill Sheet Tutorial

Phase 4 : 2018

Simulations Features
Drilling/Workover : Wait and Weight Method Randomized Complications
Drilling/Workover : Bullheading Downhole Well Visualization
Drilling/Workover : Driller’s Method: Washed out Choke Joystick Connection for Choke
Drilling/Workover : Driller’s Method: Plugged Bit Nozzles
Drilling/Workover : Driller’s Method: BOP Leak
Drilling/Workover : Driller’s Method: Pump Failure