IOGP Well Control Incident Lesson Sharing

The International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) Well Control Incident lesson sharing system was established as a means of notifying fellow IOGP members and the wider community of the lessons learned from well control incidents and near misses. The sharing of these lessons will help to promote learning and avoid the repetition of similar errors. The result will move the industry to a higher level of well control safety. IOGP is grateful for all contributions and the continued support of the Well Control Incident Database reporting system.

A small number of the alerts are restricted to IOGP member companies. The full set of lesson sharing reports is available to IOGP member companies at http://wci.iogp.org.

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22 Records Found
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Issued

Title

2018 Mar

Misunderstood pore pressure, lack of vigilance and empowerment cause Well Control Incident.

2017 Oct

Well Control Event while using Managed Pressure Drilling equipment

2017 Sep

Migration Below Completion Barrier Unloads Riser During Subsequent Circulation

2017 Oct

Several contributing factors add up to a NAF discharge overboard

2017 Jul

Shallow Water Flow in Land Well

2017 Jul

Break of formation in a narrow mud weight window drilling. Well controlled using the modified wait and weight method

2016 Dec

Misinterpreted swabbed kick from shallow reservoir leads to delicate well control situation

2016 Dec

Wrong circulating volume calculation leads to gas in drilling riser

2016 Nov

P&A: Trapped gas released when punching tubing

2016 Jun

Barrier verification missed: Open fluid loss valve leads to well control incident


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