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Rig-based choke control drills incorporate one-on-one crew interviews to identify knowledge gaps

While simulator-based training boasts many benefits, rig-based drills can be another tool in the toolbox for ensuring well control competency. At the 2017 IADC Well Control Conference of the Americas in Galveston, Texas, Robert Carvell, Vice President at Energy and Marine Risk Services, explained how rig-based choke control drills can make use of real well control equipment to keep crews engaged from start to finish. Further, he highlighted the benefits of conducting post-drill one-on-one interviews with crew members to gauge personal competency levels and identify potential knowledge gaps. Watch the video from the conference on 7 December to learn more.

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