Well Service Blowout Prevention


Rig drillers, service rig managers and wellsite supervisors will learn the procedures for well killing operations on a service rig.

Upon Completion

Upon successful completion of this course and examination with a minimum score of 70%, you will receive a Certificate of Completion that is valid for five years.


Topics Covered

  • Sources and magnitude of pressures
  • Causes of kicks
  • BOP equipment
  • Kick warning signs
  • Crew positions and duties
  • Well shut-in procedures
  • Well killing procedures
  • Calculations
  • Government regulations

Certificate Renewal

  • The examination may be challenged every second renewal. To learn more about the challenge exam or how to access preparation materials, visit the Well Service Exam Challenge page on Energy Safety Canada's website. To register, contact Energy Safety Canada by email at customerservice@energysafetycanada.com or by phone at 1.800.667.5557

Notes

  • If you fail the exam following the course, you are allowed one rewrite within a 30-day period. If you fail the rewrite, you will be required to retake the full course.
  • Students rewriting the exam must register first with Energy Safety Canada. Once registered, the student is responsible to contact an approved testing facility to schedule a date and time for their exam (Sitting fees may apply). The exam will be conducted on a computer at an approved testing facility through an online proctoring system. The exam will only be accessible once you arrive at the testing facility. The student has 30 days to complete the exam at the approved testing facility.
  • All registration are booked through Energy Safety Canada
  • Students must be on time and present for all virtual classroom course content instruction.
  • Students who miss any course content cannot be certified and registration fees will not be reimbursed, as per the Cancellation Policy
  • Course duration may continue beyond 4:30 pm
This course is also delivered virtually and additional requirements are required to ensure the best learning experience. Please read the following fully before registering.

For the Virtual Classroom you will need:

  • A currently supported version of your operating System for Windows or Apple
  • Stable internet connection with a supported web browser
  • Web Camera
  • Speakers / Microphone (headset recommended) 
  • Printer to print the certificate after successfully completing the course
  • A government-issued, picture ID is required to complete the final exam and obtain certification
  • Latest version of Zoom - as well as an account with Zoom
  • Once registered, click HERE to access a Virtual Course Tutorial Video for assistance

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