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# IWCF UK Branch Distance Learning Programme – DRILLING CALCULATIONS

Section 1, Hydrostatic Pressure

Exercise 3.1
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c.
c and e.
8050 psi.
12 ppg.

Exercise 3.2
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b.
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Exercise 3.3
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b. and d.
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Exercise 3.4
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b.
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d.

4.5 psi.
45 psi.
450 psi.
5206.5 psi.

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b.
c.
d.

64.95 psi
649.50 psi
6495 psi
6464.69 psi

Exercise 3.5
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7500 psi
6000 psi
12740 psi
5417.5 psi
1346.8 psi

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IWCF UK Branch Distance Learning Programme – DRILLING CALCULATIONS Exercise 3.7 psi/ft = 9.2 0.572 ppg 11.0 0.1 8600 5411 10 10000 5200 16.3 0.4 9850 7376 2 of 10 .8 0.052 0.5876 11.9464 18.7 x 0.2 17010 14329 13.5564 10.7 0.884 17.052 0.0 0.9 0.9308 16.6136 12.8424 Exercise 3.572 ÷ 0.6 1. ppg to psi/ft 9.2 2.6344 17.2 0.7 Part 3 Answers Mud density ppg Depth (TVD) feet Hydrostatic pressure psi 12.504 11. psi/ft to ppg = 0.8 11530 8274 14.

Part 3 Answers 3 of 10 .55 7450 4098 0.7 8400 4237 Mud gradient psi/ft Depth (TVD) feet Hydrostatic pressure psi 0.75 12550 9412 0.IWCF UK Branch Distance Learning Programme – DRILLING CALCULATIONS Exercise 3.5 12500 7475 10.91 15800 14378 0.0 13430 10475 9. Mud density ppg Depth (TVD) feet Hydrostatic pressure psi 12 10000 6240 11.8 16800 13440 2.6 9780 5390 15.624 9050 5647 0.8 1.

IWCF UK Branch Distance Learning Programme – DRILLING CALCULATIONS Section 2. 8112 psi 9612 psi 0. 3. 3. 2. Primary Well Control Exercise 3. 5. 4. 2. 2. 3. 4. 2. 2. c d a Exercise 3.9 1. ii iii 3. 2.12 1. d a and c d Exercise 3.13 1.4 ppg Part 3 Answers 4 of 10 . 6.14 1.10 1. b a d 2325 b c Exercise 3. c b c a c Exercise 3. i. 3.8 psi/ft 15. 3. b a a Exercise 3.11 1.

1450 b.15 1.17 1. a. e. c. 2. c. 3. c. 7114 c.18 1. 1800 psi 1675 psi Exercise 3. 2. a. b. Exercise 3. e. d. 172 psi 478 psi 2755 psi 4898 psi 5400 psi 3456 psi 1176 psi 54 psi Exercise 3. b. a. c. 5.16 a. b. 5.IWCF UK Branch Distance Learning Programme – DRILLING CALCULATIONS Section 3. 2946 psi 3143psi 1768 psi 2161 psi 3339 psi Exercise 3. 4. 4919 psi 5019 psi 1750 psi Part 3 Answers 5 of 10 . 4. 6864 b. The Circulating System Exercise 3. d a. d. 7722 psi 7897 psi 2 a.4 b. 7.19 1. 4. b. b. a. f. 11. 1350 a. b. a. c. 6.

9.20 Mud weight (ppg) Depth TVD (feet) APL (psi) BHCP (psi) ECD (ppg) 1.5 8500 150 4349 9.38 3.3 16500 375 15218 17. 17. 10 10000 300 5500 10.84 5. 11 12000 250 7114 11.4 4.58 2. 12 10000 200 6440 12.74 Part 3 Answers 6 of 10 .IWCF UK Branch Distance Learning Programme – DRILLING CALCULATIONS Exercise 3.

2.23 1. a.26 1. 150 psi 250 psi Exercise 3. b. 3. 80 feet c. c. 3. 4. underbalance = overbalance = overbalance = on balance 750 psi 50 psi 1080 psi Exercise 3. 1413 psi 187 psi Exercise 3. 222 psi 195 a. 2. d c. 2. 2. b.27 1. 4. c.21 1. 3. Exercise 3. 2. 397 psi a. b. overbalance = underbalance = on balance overbalance = 660 psi 2016 psi 117 psi Exercise 3. 10 bbl b. 2. 52 psi Part 3 Answers 7 of 10 . 4.22 1. Introduction to Well Control Exercise 3. 3. 2.24 1. 12 ppg 18 ppg 6120 psi 6750 psi 630 psi Exercise 3. b.25 1. a.IWCF UK Branch Distance Learning Programme – DRILLING CALCULATIONS Section 4.

1 bbl 8 of 10 . 3. f. a.30 1. 4. Exercise 3. d Exercise 3.31 1. c. d. 2. c. 2640 psi 11. 2. b a. b. 2.2 bbl 19.3 Exercise 3. a. a. a. 3. Part 3 Answers 3. b.28 1. b. c. b. c. c.IWCF UK Branch Distance Learning Programme – DRILLING CALCULATIONS Exercise 3.29 1. c.32 1. a. a. d Exercise 3.

d. c. c. c. a. e. 2. b. b. 2.38 1. b. Exercise 3. b. 3. 4. f. a b. 3. 5.IWCF UK Branch Distance Learning Programme – DRILLING CALCULATIONS Section 5.35 1. b. 2. 2. 1st 2nd 3rd 4th c b d g 2. 13. False True Exercise 3.34 1.37 1. a. a. a. Exercise 3. Driller’s Driller’s Wait & Weight Driller’s Exercise 3. 8125 b. c. a. d. b. b. false false false true Part 3 Answers 9 of 10 .36 2. Kill Methods Exercise 3. c. d.33 1. b. b. 2.6 200 psi Exercise 3. d.

3. 13.1 ppg 1250 psi 546 psi 47 psi/100 strokes Exercise 3. 4.39 1.40 1. 4.IWCF UK Branch Distance Learning Programme – DRILLING CALCULATIONS Exercise 3. 1150 psi 700 (both) 12. 3.7 ppg 497 psi Part 3 Answers 10 of 10 . 2. 2.