Sept. 17, 2020


Description

Topics Covered

  1. Introduction
  2. Case History - 2018 Oklahoma Blowout
  3. Early Well Control Technology and History
  4. Preventing Blowouts
    1. Blowout Contingency Planning
    2. Kick Tolerance Modeling
    3. Relief Well Contingency Planning
    4. Gas Dispersion Modeling
    5. Well Control Training
  5. Case History – Devil’s Cigarette Lighter
  6. Blowout Response
    1. Techniques
    2. Equipment
    3. Response Step-by-Step
      1. Assessment
      2. Rig/Equipment Removal
      3. Groundwork
      4. Capping & Diverting
      5. Killing the Blowout
  7. Case History – Iran 1966
  8. Kick Tolerance 101
    1. Reading a Kick Tolerance Chart
    2. Kick Tolerance Software Overview
  9. Case History – Piper Alpha 1988
  10. Case History – Louisiana 2019
  11. Relief Well 101
    1. Bangladesh 2005 Relief Well
    2. Planning a Relief Well
  12. Case History – Kuwait 1990

Professional Development Hours

  1. Attendees will be awarded with a certificate for 4 Professional Development Hours (PDH).

Featured Speakers

Speaker: Bhavesh Ranka
Speaker Bhavesh Ranka
Bhavesh Ranka has more than 12 years of experience in the well control industry. He is involved in all aspects of well control engineering, blowout intervention, and firefighting operations and recovery. He is also involved in all phases of well control engineering, including blowout contingency planning, dynamic well kill design …

Bhavesh Ranka has more than 12 years of experience in the well control industry. He is involved in all aspects of well control engineering, blowout intervention, and firefighting operations and recovery. He is also involved in all phases of well control engineering, including blowout contingency planning, dynamic well kill design and execution, underground blowouts, rig equipment inspections, drilling plan reviews, gas dispersion modeling, engineering, and field operations. He has been a lead engineer in third-party inspections for compliance with BSEE regulations. Bhavesh possesses regional experience in the majority of the petroleum-producing states in the United States. He has worked on well control and well control engineering projects in Australia, Cameroon, Canada, India, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Spain, and United Arab Emirates. He also has experience in land and offshore well control events, inland barge blowouts, H2S wells, oil-based mud kicks, and high-pressure wells. He has been a team leader on various well control projects, like blowouts, kick circulation, etc. He has been involved with surface and subsurface well control remedial projects. He has experience with special service projects that include hot tapping, dry ice and cryogenic freeze jobs, and post-event consulting.
Bhavesh graduated from University of Mumbai with a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering. He also has a master’s degree in natural gas engineering from Texas A & M University, Kingsville. Bhavesh is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and is IADC WellSharp certified. He is a registered professional engineer in the State of Texas.

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Organizer

John "JJ" Jackson

346-268-8521


Date and Time

Thu, Sept. 17, 2020

8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central


Location

Cudd Well Control (Online)

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