IADC Well Control
24 August 2011
Location: Westin Riverwalk
420 W. Market St.
San Antonio, TX 78205
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Please be sure to mention IADC to obtain discounted rate.
Phone: +1 210 224 6500
Fax: +1 210 444 6000
$155.00 per night (single or double)
Rates are available until 3 August 2011
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1:00 - 1:15
Welcome, Building Safety &
IADC Antitrust Policy & Guidelines
Steve Kropla, Group Vice President,
Operations & Accreditation, IADC
1:15 - 1:40
Well Control, Now and into the Future
1:40 - 2:35
Panel 1: Future Perspective on
Well Control Training
Moderator: Brenda Kelly, Sr. Director - Accreditation &
- Operator TBD
- Operator TBD
- Brian Maness, Diamond Offshore,
Well Control Committee Chairman
- Well Service Representative
members will present their views of the future of well control
training - current successes, the concerns, the needs, and thoughts
on advanced well control training. Discussion of the following
questions will be conducted as time permits.
- Are current training
methodologies meeting industry's needs?
- How often should well control
knowledge be refreshed?
- Is advanced well control
training needed? If yes, what would it look like?
- What is the future for WellCAP
2:35 - 3:00
3:00 - 3:45
Panel2: Assessing Well Control
Knowledge & Skills
Moderator: Mark Denkowski, Managing Director -
Accreditation & Certification, IADC
- Earlier Panel Members +
- Ed Geissler, WCS
- Ed Ramsay, Drilling Systems
- Chuck Boyd, CS
Description: A panel of
well control simulator users and manufacturers will discuss ways to
enhance well control training through simulator use.
- How are well control knowledge
and skills best assessed?
- How the simulator can enhance
classroom delivery? Training administrative
processes (security, audit trail, report student performances,
- What instructors need or want
from their simulator?
- What should the instructors be
required to know about the simulator or be capable of
demonstrating on the simulators?
- Should number and type of
required well/simulator exercises be expanded within the WellCAP
- Is there benefit to IADC setting
Recommended Practices for Simulator Usage (whether for
instructor abilities, simulator capabilities, classroom usage,
3:45 - 4:00
Wrap-up & Action Items
Brenda Kelly, Sr. Director -
Accreditation & Certiication, IADC