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Safe Influx

Description

Safe Influx is a company with a focus on providing Automated Well Control solutions and services to the oil and gas industry.

Understanding the needs of managing the risks associated with well control, Bryan Atchison and Phil Hassard co-founded Safe Influx in 2018, based in Aberdeen, United Kingdom. Together, they have more than 60 years’ experience in the industry. With a unique combination of skills and knowledge, both directors believe that the proprietary technology of the Safe Influx Automated Well Control system will significantly reduce the Human Factors’ elements in well control.

As an independent company Safe Influx have built a reputation for delivering high quality effective automated well control solutions and services to the oil and gas industry. 

The Safe Influx Automated Well Control system meshes automation and technology to address the risk safely and effectively compared with the existing human interface method and procedure.

The success of the company's Automated Well Control system is assured by the talented team at Safe Influx. Each member of which is an experienced and qualified expert commited to ensuring the highest standard of our product.

Automated Well Control

Safe Influx Automated Well Control technology together with sensors and process controls, fully automates influx detection and shut-in sequences. This dramatically reduces the influx size to a minimum at an automated controlled speed, overcoming the longstanding industry human factors’ issues. 

The company's Automated Well Control system allows continuous monitoring and flawless execution of well control operations, recognising an influx during all phases of a well’s operation. The Safe Influx technology enables very early kick detection and shut-in activation, and will save considerable time when a rapid response is essential, and reduce operation risk and cost, particularly for challenging wells.

Safe Influx Automated Well Control technology can be retrofitted to Cyber or Conventional rigs including Land Rigs, Platforms, Semi-submersibles, Jack-ups and Drill-Ships. The system uses the rig’s existing equipment, so no additional engineering is required. 

Safe Influx Automated Well Control technology can be retrofitted to Cyber or Conventional rigs including Land Rigs, Platforms, Semi-submersibles, Jack-ups and Drill-Ships. The system uses the rig’s existing equipment, so no additional engineering is required. 

Safe Influx Automated Well Control system enables shut-in times up to five times faster than current conventional human interface methods, proving more efficient well control solutions and faster shut-in times for drilling contractors and operators. This reduces the influx size and can minimse impact on well operations.

Safety
Safe Influx Automated Well Control system makes well control process safer by using automation to eliminate human error and personnel exposure associated with the conventional 100+ year method. Studies and reports have estimated that human error is the reason that 50-67% of blowouts have occurred. 

Cost savings
Safe Influx Automated Well Control technology significantly reduces the amount of time spent on well kill operations and can lead to high cost savings for customers regardless of water depth or well type. 

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