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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

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Taking Well Control to a Whole New Level

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Helio Santos

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Talk Description
A new software platform is being introduced to help the rig crew deal with well control events.

It has powerful simulations as well as a very intuitive display, allowing the rig crew to very quickly assess options for dealing with the well control event situation. Simple calculations are displayed to minimize the risk of human errors, and operational procedures are suggested based on rig conditions, pressures and volumes.

The software also allows experts located remotely to be brought into the scene to help evaluate, discuss and propose the best way to move forward.

The main goal is to prevent the problem from escalating, by applying the right measures from the very beginning stages of a well control event, the shut in procedure

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