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HPHT Awareness Training for Hess, Petronas and UMW

It has been a busy few weeks for the Stuart Wright team who have just finished delivering six (6) two-day HPHT Awareness Training Courses to over 150 pax for operators Hess and Petronas in preparation for their upcoming HPHT campaigns, with the next training course scheduled in April 2017.

The training was organised in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia by UMW who will be supporting the afore-mentioned HPHT campaigns with their Naga 6 (Petronas) and Naga 8 (Hess) 15k jackup rigs.

The modules covered during the HPHT Training were as follows:

  1. Introduction to HPHT

  2. HPHT Unique Risks / Case Histories

  3. Well Specific Design

  4. Rig & Drilling Equipment

  5. HPHT Fluid Design

  6. HPHT Cementing

  7. Managing Wellbore Behaviour

  8. Bottom Hole Pressure Management

  9. Roles and Responsibilities

  10. HPHT Documentation

  11. Well Control Response

  12. Lessons Learned

HPHT Training Course KL Malaysia Hess Petronas UMW

Colin Stuart, Stuart Wright CEO, delivering HPHT Awareness Training to Petronas and UMW Personnel

Course attendees included representatives from the Operator, Drilling Contractor and the service companies who will be supporting these HPHT campaigns.

Our CEO, Colin Stuart, commented that "the HPHT Awareness Training was a great opportunity to bring the rig crew together, increase awareness of the unique requirements for HPHT and specific procedures that will be adopted on the rig during HPHT operations."

The training was well received as indicated in the course feedback:

"Very informative with real experiences put forward during the training. Very experienced trainer." Senior Drilling Supervisor

"The training was a good mix of theory and practical so it was good for both rig crews and engineers. It was good that the course was discussed around the planned wells." HPHT Advisor

"Very good exposure to HPHT drilling practices and lessons sharing from other HPHT projects that have taken place before. The training is really good for our awareness before drilling the HPHT wells with the Operator. Thank you." Mudlogger

"HPHT training has helped immensely in refreshing. Trainer has a vast experience in the subject and communicated the knowledge excellently. Thank you for the training provided." Mud Logging Lead

"For an engineer, the course successfully covers the critical concerns/issues & necessary insights on HPHT wells. Will definitely attend any future HPHT related courses." Technical Lead Engineer

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