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Causes and Prevention of Blowouts Series (DVD)

Price: $365.00
Catalog No. 65.1049

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Blowouts may look impressive, but they can inflict serious injuries and millions of dollars of damage to the drilling rig. To prevent a catastrophe, personnel must learn to recognize a kick and how to contain it. This video series describes detection of a kick, prevention of blowouts and equipment associated with well control and how it is used.


Part I: Causes

Blowouts may look impressive, but they can inflict serious injuries and millions of dollars of damage to the drilling rig. To prevent a catastrophe, personnel must learn to recognize a kick and how to contain it. This video presentation describes the conditions that are necessary for a well to kick and tells how a kick can be detected. The video also describes the function and design of blowout preventers. 1983, 21 minutes, 119 slides, video transfer from slides. Comes with a script and a workbook.

Cat. no. 65.1046, DVD. $116.00


Part II: Prevention

Blowout prevention is a vital part of any rotary rig crewmember’s education. Learning the driller’s method is considered by many to be essential in preparing crews to control a kick properly. This video presentation covers in detail the driller’s method of killing a well by carefully explaining and demonstrating each part of it. The video also includes reading gauges to assess a kick and containing a kick. 1983, 25 minutes, 131 slides, video transfer from slides. Comes with a script and a workbook.

Cat. no. 65.1047, DVD. $116.00


Part III: Equipment

The catastrophe of a blowout can be prevented with equipment widely available on rotary rigs. In addition to blowout preventers, there are gauges and indicators which help diagnose a kick in the well, kill-weight mud, and chokes. This video presentation describes kick detection and BOP equipment found on land and offshore floating rigs and tells how such equipment is used in well control. 1985, 30 minutes, 177 slides, video transfer from slides. Comes with a nonillustrated script and a workbook.

Cat. no. 65.1048, DVD. $173.00


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