Programs & Courses

First Line Supervisors Blowout Prevention (Energy Safety Canada)

This course is designed primarily for the First Line Supervisor (driller) on a drilling rig and is also a prerequisite for the Second Line Supervisor’s Well Control course. Topics in the four day course include source and magnitude of pressure, causes and warning signs of kicks, shut-in procedures, crew positions and duties during well control operations, procedures for circulating out influxes and government regulations. At the conclusion of the course, the participant is able to use warning signs to recognize a kick and safely shut-in a well.

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