Kick Detection Automation Software

Definition(s)


Kick Detection Automation Software

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:

  1. The software itself.
  2. Integration of the software into the drilling control and data systems onboard the rig.
  3. Policies and procedures for the use of kick detection software.

Leadership and management oversight to ensure the software is being properly utilized.

Source: Well Control Institute. Well Control Institute