IADC WellSHARP: Drilling or Drilling/Completion/Workover - Houston, TX

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Course Level: Level 3: Driller

Course Option: Surface only OR Combined Surface/Subsea

Location: Houston, TX


Training covers fundamental and supervisory level well control training for surface and/or subsea workover and completion.

This course is designed for Rig Crew personnel, Floorhands, Derrickman, AD, Drillers, Toolpushers, Service hands, Operator Representatives and Supervisors.

The course incorporates both instructional theory and practical application. Students are presented with real world “what if” situations to prepare them for potential well control problems.

Our instructors are fully certified by IADC and the course complies with IADC requirements. Drilling simulators are utilized in all learning centers and courses can be delivered on your location. All course records and student certificates are properly maintained to meet IADC regulations.


  • Testing Completion Equipment
  • Workover and Completion written test
  • Simulator Testing

IADC WellSHARP: Drilling or Drilling/Completion/Workover - Houston, TX covers the following:

  • Reasons for Completion and Workover Work
  • Fundamental Principles, Procedures and Calculations 
  • Gas Action in the Wellbore
  • Kick Fundamentals
  • Organizing a Well Kill Operation
  • Completion and Workover Fluids
  • Well Control Techniques
  • Killing a Producing Well Prior to Workover
  • Well Control Complications and Solutions
  • Surface & Subsurface Equipment
  • Simulator Practice Problems
  • Testing Completion Equipment
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