What is the first thing a driller should do when a kick happens. And will a kick occur at higher pressures?

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  • 2 months ago

    The first thing is close the Blowout preventers. You know the density of the mud, the column height and the formation pressure so you should be able to tell how much pressure the mud in the hole can resist.

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