Standard Well Kill Procedure

Any of industry’s proven techniques to control a flowing well wherein well control is obtained through pumping drilling fluid of increased density at a predetermined pumping rate with BOP(s) closed and simultaneously controlling casing and drill pipe surface pressures by varying choke manifold choke settings until the well is stable and static with zero surface pressure.

Source: API RP 64, Recommended Practice for Diverter Systems Equipment and Operations, Second Edition, November 2001 (March 1, 2007). Global Standards


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