A Review on Early Kick Detection Methods on Petroleum Industries

  • Pooja Kumara Sinha Department Petroleum Engineering, UIE, Chandigarh University, Mohali, Punjab, India.
  • Omprakash Sahu Department of Chemical Engineering, UIE, Chandigarh University, Mohali, Punjab, India.


When drilling wells, early kick detection is a great concern to avoid incidence of kicks that can turn into dangerous blowouts for the safety of the wellbore. More precise and effective methods of kick detection are required for the industry's safety and reputation. In different situations, this report studies different kick detection parameters, indicators and their efficiency. It also shows the warning signal for gas and drilling parameters. Offshore Nile Delta case study on kick detection is used to compare the occurrence of kicks at different depths while comparing the different warning sign parameters. The severity of kick analysis before shut in and after shut in are also discussed to get more clarity about behaviour of kick in the formation.  The newly proposed methods from mud logging data has discussed and also their effectiveness in detecting kicks. The advantages of using advanced proposed method is that it does not need to bring any changes or alteration in drilling operation.

How to cite this article:
Sinha PK, Sahu O. A Review on Early Kick Detection Methods on Petroleum Industries. J Adv Res Petrol Tech Mgmt 2021; 7(1&2): 1-8.


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SINHA, Pooja Kumara; SAHU, Omprakash. A Review on Early Kick Detection Methods on Petroleum Industries. Journal of Advanced Research in Petroleum Technology & Management, [S.l.], v. 7, n. 1&2, p. 1-8, oct. 2021. ISSN 2455-9180. Available at: <https://thejournalshouse.com/index.php/petroleum-tech-mngmt-adr-journal/article/view/496>. Date accessed: 28 nov. 2022.