Relief well drilling operations allow re-entry, control of a blowout well ///

After an offshore well blew out during re-completion operations with a snubbing unit, plans were launched for drilling a relief well. Considerations that figured into the planning, and which are discussed below, include intervention options; structure and responsibilities of relief well team; hazard evaluation and contingency development; project planning, coordination and control; simultaneous relief well and platform operations; drilling operations; and proximity ranging and intercept methods.

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