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Kick Detection Automation


Kick Detection Automation Software

Definition: Software integrated into drilling control software or as a stand-alone installation for the express purpose of automating the detection of a well kick.

Kick detection software includes:

  • The software itself.
  • Integration of the software into the drilling control and data systems onboard the rig.
  • Policies and procedures for the use of kick detection software.
  • Leadership and management oversight to ensure the software is being properly utilized.


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