Top 20 Toolpusher Interview Questions and Answers



1- Tell me about a number of wells and max depth you drilled?

2- Tell me about number and sizes of casing you used?

3- Tell me about number and sizes of casing you 
used?

4- What instructions do you give the drilling if going to drill high-pressure formation?
- Keep an eye on Mwt, set alarms, flow check if any doubts or drilling breaks, shut the well in if positive, make sure BOP and manifold lined up........etc

5- Tell me what you know about LOT? 
- Drill 10-15' new formation, circulate for even mud, pull inside 
shoe, use cmt pump to get L.O.PRESS

6- Tell me the different methods to kill the well?

7- What records do you keep on the rig?
- Safety records. drills, well control equip certificates, inventory of subs &fishing tools, reports, maintenance. .......etc

8- What types of drilling fluids you use on the rig?
- Oil base, water base, brine water

9- Why do we use oil base muds?
- To avoid contaminating pay zones

10- How often you test BOP & at what pressures?

11- What safety meetings do you attend on the rig?
- pre-job, praetor,pre-rig move,pre-spud, LPT........etc





12- how often you test BOP & at what pressures?

13- what is L.O.PRESS useful for while killing a well?

14- why do we use oil base muds?
To avoid contaminating pay zones

15- what is L.O.PRESS useful for while killing a well?
- to know MAASP, MAMWT, and when influx is below shoe we don't allow the surface press to increase more than maasp.but 
when influx is inside casing we can allow that.

16- what instructions do you give the drilling if going to drill high-pressure formation?
- keep an eye on Mwt, set alarms, flow check if any doubts or drilling breaks, shut the well in if positive, make sure BOP and manifold lined up........etc


17- What stacks you have and press rating?

18- How often you test BOP & at what pressures?
-every 2 weeks..may have 2 days extension. ..300/12500 psi

19- What about EDC definition?

20- What is swabbing definition and means in oil and gas industry?

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