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.
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Loss of well control, hole and drill string due to poor communication and well monitoring.
Misunderstood pore pressure, lack of vigilance and empowerment cause Well Control Incident.
Well Control Event while using Managed Pressure Drilling equipment
Migration Below Completion Barrier Unloads Riser During Subsequent Circulation
Several contributing factors add up to a NAF discharge overboard
Shallow Water Flow in Land Well
Break of formation in a narrow mud weight window drilling. Well controlled using the modified wait and weight method
Misinterpreted swabbed kick from shallow reservoir leads to delicate well control situation
Wrong circulating volume calculation leads to gas in drilling riser
P&A: Trapped gas released when punching tubing
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