MODERN APPROACHES TO ENSURING SAFETY IN THE DRILLING OF SHALLOW GAS INTERVALS IN OFFSHORE FIELDS
Zhilin S.V. – Production Director, Joint Operating Company «Vietgazprom», S.Zhilin@vgp.zargaz.ru
Kovalevskaya O.A. – Senior Engineer, «Gazprom VNIIGAZ» Ltd., Kovalevskay22@mail.ru
Key words: modern approach; security assurance; drilling interval; shallow gas; offshore field; offshore drilling; floating drilling rig; pilot hole; riserless mud recovery system.
The article presents an overview of modern technical means used in drilling offshore wells in conditions of possible manifestations of shallow gas and analyzed the advantages and disadvantages of current approaches to ensuring the safety of work.