Shallow Gas Hazard in Well Control – Sedco 700 Shallow Gas Incident

Shallow gas is one of the most dangerous incidents in well control because you don’t have the BOP set to be able to control the well. Additionally, shallow gas always happens at the shallow depth as surface hole section where you will have a difficulty to control the well. This footage below show you how serious of the shallow gas in an offshore environment.

Sedco 700 Shallow Gas Blow Out 6 June 2009

Additional details about shallow hazards that you need to know.

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