HPHT procedures

This article describes the keys elements for preparing a HPHT procedure

An offshore Daily Meeting will be held between Company Drilling Supervisor, and service companies to review programme, procedure…

Rig Team HPHT Checklists

Rig Team HPHT Checklists

Checklists for the members of the rig team: OIM, Barge Master, Toolpusher, Driller, Assistant Driller, Derrick Man,  Cement Operator, Mud Engineer, Mud Logger.

Download HPHT Checklists - Word…

8.5" Section Drilling Programme HPHT

1 Objective

Drill 8 1/2" hole to 15316 ft, run a lookahead VSP, drill 8 1/2" hole to ± 15581 ft (85 ft above the "x" marker, run logs and set the 7" liner .

2 General

1. The actual depth of the liner…

Emergency Response Responsibiliites

This article describes the Emergency Response Responsibiliites foir the C0mpany man,  OIM and Contractor Representative.

Company Drilling supervisor

  • Responsible to take immediate responsive…

Mud cooler for HPHT wells

One of the modifications recommended is to install a mudcooler. This is basically a heat exchanger with interconnections for serial or parallel operation, depending on required mud temperature…

Minimum safety stock for HPHT operations

Drilling fluid volumes (active, reserve and kill mud)

The minimum safety stock of mud available on surface prior to and whilst drilling any potential high pressure formation will be:

  • Active…