METHOD OF TEMPORARY PLUGGING WELLHEAD OF GUSHER WELL
Yanikov, Meilis Kh., chief specialist, LLC NESTRO-Caspy, firstname.lastname@example.org
Panchenko, Gennady G., consultant, LLC NESTRO-Caspy, email@example.com
Simonyants, Sergey L., Dr.Tech.Sci., professor, the Gubkin University of Oil and Gas, firstname.lastname@example.org
Key words: gas, oil and water blowout, manifold, plug, wellhead, annulus.
The paper provides details of a simple technique which is used as part of blowout response. The technique involves temporary plugging of a hole using high shear strength plugs installed at the wellhead. The plugs are designed to withstand differential pressure during repair works and to be destroyed after repairs.