This selection of tutorials is designed to primarily prepare a student to challenge the First Line Supervisor Well Control exam which is a prerequisite for the Second Line Supervisor's Well Control course.

Key Topics

  • Introduction to Well Control
  • Blowout prevention equipment
  • Pressure concepts and dynamics
  • Causes and warning signs of kicks
  • Shut-in procedures
  • Crew positions and duties during well control operations
  • Well Control procedures for circulating out influxes
  • Trip Sheets and formulas

Course Length

     1 to 3 days




  • Classroom lectures
  • Demonstrations
  • Class discussion
  • Group exercises
  • Hands on practice