Blowout Contingency Planning - 1 day course, BOOK NOW


Are your prepared for the UNTHINKABLE?  

Remove doubt and secure your place on our “Blowout Contingency Planning” training course, with our experts Morten and Thomas.


  • Wednesday 10th April in Stavanger, 8:30  – 16:30

  • Address: Scandic Stavanger Park Hotel, Prestegårdsveien 1

  • Registration Deadline is 10th March 2019

  • Course fee is 7500 NOK per participant

  • Minimum / maximum number of attendees: 15 – 25 

  • Cancellation after 24th March will incur a 50% cancellation fee

  • Substitutions are accepted

The Target Groups are:

  • Drilling Engineers

  • Completions Engineers

  • Drilling Supervisors

  • HSEQ Coordinators 

  • Drilling/Emergency Response Managers

The Focus will be:

  • Flow theory

  • Blowout and kill simulations

  • Blowout contingency plans

  • Relief well design and drilling 

  • Group work

Course Presenters

Morten Haug Emilsen
Was instrumental during the internal BP investigation following the Macondo incident in 2010.  He co-authored the Deepwater Horizon Accident Investigation Report and testified as an expert witness in US District Court. Morten has a M.Sc. degree in Fluid Mechanics from the University of Trondheim, Norway. He has responded to a number of blowouts worldwide, including relief well kills and capping operations. He is specialized in transient multiphase flow simulations and drilling related technical software development. He has 20 years of experience with the OLGA software, both as a user and developer. Morten lives in Oslo and is heading the Well Control & Blowout support group of add energy in Norway.

Thomas Selbekk
Has worked in the oil industry for 30 years. Before joining Add Energy in 2003 he worked for Amoco, Neste and Fortum as reservoir engineer and drilling engineer. Through his work in the Well Control team of Add Energy Thomas has gained experience with well control and blowout projects world-wide. Thomas is a graduate M.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Trondheim (NTH), Norway. He holds the position as VP in Add Energy.