Drilling Operations Supplement Course - Workover Completion for Drillers

This 8 hour course is designed as an additional supplement for ​Drillers, Supervisors, or Consultants desiring a combination Drilling and Workover-Completion certification under the IADC WellSharp Standard.  This is not a stand-a-lone course!  It requires two individual WellSharp Assessment Exams and may not be attempted without prior successful completion of the WellSharp Driller Program.  

The following additional topics will be covered:

  • Introduction to Workover and Completions Operations
  • Pressure Limitations
  • Completion and Workover Fluids
  • Well Completion and Workover Equipment
  • Workover Well Control Practices and Kill Methods
  • Complications to include:
    • Trapped Pressure
    • Mechanically degraded equipment
    • Accuracy of records
    • Temperature
    • Depletion
    • Barriers
    • Hydrates, Asphaltenes, Paraffins, and Scale

Hands-on simulator practice will be provided covering the Bullheading and Reverse Circulating Kill Procedures.