Communications at the Wellsite

Promoting clear lines of communication, roles, decision authority, and responsibility regarding policies and procedures in a well control context at the wellsite. Communications at the wellsite include:

  1. Defined stakeholder personnel at the wellsite: drilling contractors, operators, and vendors
  2. Defined and mutually agreed well control policies and procedures at the wellsite
  3. Defined and mutually agreed well control roles, responsibilities and decision authority among stakeholder personnel at the wellsite
  4. System to ensure communication of the above reaches wellsite stakeholder personnel with defined roles, responsibilities and decision authority.
  5. System to ensure role and responsibilities are carried out during a well control event
  6. Follow-up reviews to determine and implement lessons learned in communication from the well control event.

Source: Well Control Institute. Well Control Institute

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