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Unformatted text preview: ce Hole Kicks The most severe well control problems while drilling in deep water is that of a kick when no protective casing is set. The most dangerous of these problems is that of the loss of buoyancy of the drilling vessel. Fig.4 and 5 illustrate both of these occurrences. 103 Fig.4 Fig.5 104 Copyright(c) 2005 by Ali Ghalambor & Boyun Guo 52 Reservoir description History matching technique, seismic interpreters have now found small anomalies that represent the kicking zones in the known blowout cases. 105 Well control measures Surface diverter systems are illustrated in Fig.7. Basis of it is a flow diverting mechanism, and annular preventer or diverter bag, and two large diameter diverter lines placed at 180 degree angles from each other. 106 Copyright(c) 2005 by Ali Ghalambor & Boyun Guo 53 Fig.6 107 Kicks below protective casing If protective casing is set deep enough to achieve fracture gradients in excess of kick caused equivalent mud weights, then the kick can be killed using c...
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