Estimate Type of Influx (kick)

From the previous topic, estimate Height of Influx, you can use influx height to estimate type of influx.

The following equation is used for estimating type of influx:

Note: You can prove the equation by using the U-tube concept.


Influx weight in ppg

Current mud weight in ppg

SICP stands for Shut In Casing Pressure in psi.

SIDPP stands for Shut In Drill Pipe Pressure in psi.

Influx height in ft

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