Well Control and Monitoring Program Quiz

In this MCQ test of Well Control and Monitoring Program, we covered following topics of Drilling Engineering.

  • Control of Influx and Kill Mud
  • Type of Influx and Gradient Calculation
  • Kill Mud Weight Calculation
  • Kick Analysis
  • Shut-in Surface Pressure

Let’s take MCQ questions with answers test of Well Control and Monitoring Program.

1. Well control means assurance of formation fluids that does not flow in an __________ way.
2. An unexpected entry of formation fluids into the wellbore is known as _________.
3. Technology used to control the fluid invasion and to maintain a balance between borehole pressure and formation pressure is known as _______________.
4. Which of the following is not an option in well control system?
5. The first line of defense in well control is to have sufficient _________ pressure in the wellbore.
6. If the formation pressure is greater than the mud pressure, there is the possibility to have a __________.
7. Equipment used to control blowouts is _________.
8. BOPs are referred to as __________ the component of well control system.
9. Kick occurs due to the pressure _______ .
10. Which of the following causes pressure imbalance?
11. The _________ the porosity and permeability of the formation are, the greater the potential for a severe kick is.
12. Formation fluid easily comes into the wellbore when there is __________ negative pressure differential.
13. The _________ of the well at all times must remain above the pore pressure of the formation to prevent additional influx of the formation fluids.
14. The most recent well control principle developed as blowout prevention is ___________ .
15. Which of the following is a well control principle?
16. Which of the following well control principles exists for all drilling activities?
17. Which of the following well control principles is the highest level of security and control?
18. Which of the following well control principles is defined as the control by confirming that the borehole pressure is greater than the formation pressure?
19. Primary control maintains a__________ overbalance on the formation pressure.
20. Which of the following is reason for low mud weight in wellbore?
21. The normal industry practice is to keep the overbalance pressure at around ___________.
22. Large amount of overbalance reduces the ___________.
23. Seepage of gas from the formation into the circulating mud produces a dramatic reduction in the ____________ at surface.
24. A mud cut to 90% of its original weight will produce a decrease in bottom-hole pressure of only _________.
25. A process where drillpipe acts like a piston is known as __________.
26. The opposite effect of swabbing process is known as __________.
27. When a fractured formation is drilled,_________ occurs.
28. Lost circulation can occur if too high a mud weight is used and the _______ is exceeded.
29. The pit gain indicates that the _________ over the well has been lost.
30. Purpose of secondary control is to
31. Pulling the drillstring too fast can cause
32. High drilling fluid weight can
33. Underground blowouts can result in
34. All of the following are the reasons of lost circulation except
35. Pressure of the annulus while circulation is ___________ than the annular pressure when the circulation is stopped.
36. Which of the following can be an indication of over-pressured zones during drilling?
37. During well kicks, the bit should be raised from the bottom of the well to
38. What is the consequence of not keeping the wellbore full of drilling fluid?
39. What is the direct consequence of running the drillstring too fast?
40. What is the indirect consequence of running the drillstring too fast
Well Control and Monitoring Program MCQ Quiz
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