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.

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43 Records Found
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Issued

No.

Title

2021 May

21-5

New technologies (e.g. MPD) & Human Factors vs. well control basics

2021 Mar

21-4

Gas Release During Abandonment Operations

2021 Feb

21-3

Wrong practices for influx detection while manipulating fluids at the surface

2021 Feb

21-2

Intermittent gas release observed around tool catcher/grease injection head during E-line operations. Gas release was noted as a near miss well control event.

2021 Jan

21-1

BOP Test Assembly Ejected from Well

2020 Oct

20-8

Lubricate and bleed influx behind cemented casing

2020 Oct

20-7

Unexpected failure of the Rotating Control Device bearing rubber during a Managed Pressure Drilling operation caused a loss of well control event

2020 Jun

20-5

Kick taken while drilling in the production hole section resulting in well control incident.

2020 May

20-4

Influx following failure of reservoir isolation device

2020 Jan

20-3

Gas breakout from mud returns migrates to ignition source


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