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.