Christmas Tree And Wellhead Quiz

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Today we are going to discuss the industrial term associated with the Christmas tree and wellhead. Are you aware of these terms? If yes, then try playing this 'Christmas tree and wellhead quiz' and see how good you can score. According to the oil and gas industry, a Christmas tree refers to a piece of heavy equipment that is used to control the flow produced by a well. There are many other facts associated with this tree. Do you think you know them all? Let's test your knowledge then.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    SITP is read at the pressure indicator located at the top of the tree when the well is shut in.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The bottom MASTER Valve is the first valve in the vertical run of the tree. State true or false. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The SSV is the _____________ valve in the vertical run of the tree.
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Second

    • C. 

      Third

  • 4. 
    The purpose of a wellhead is to ___________. 
    • A. 

      Furnishes surface control (manual and automatic)

    • B. 

      Provide containment of well fluids and provides downhole access for well servicing.

    • C. 

      Both answers are correct.

  • 5. 
    The MAWP of a wellhead stands for ___________________________. 
    • A. 

      Maximum Allowable Working Pressure.

    • B. 

      Minimum Allowable Working Pressure.

    • C. 

      None of these

  • 6. 
    The MASTER Valve should ____________. 
    • A. 

      Never be used to shut the well in while the well is flowing unless it is an emergency.

    • B. 

      Always be left half open

    • C. 

      Never be opened

  • 7. 
    A wing valve should be closed first prior to closing the master valve in normal operations. 
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

    • C. 

      It doesn't matter which valve is closed first.

  • 8. 
    The primary use of _________ valve is to isolate the well-pressure from the SSV for repairs or, as a last resort, to stop the flow of the well stream when all other valves fail to do so.
    • A. 

      The Choke

    • B. 

      The Wing Valve

    • C. 

      The Master Valve

  • 9. 
    Wellheads offshore consist of ____________. 
    • A. 

      Plug Valves

    • B. 

      Gate Valves

    • C. 

      Ball Valves

  • 10. 
    The Wing Valve is on the horizontal run of the tree and is the first valve closed to manually shut in the reservoir flow. State true or false.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The SSV Valve must be closed within 45 seconds of activating an ESD. State true or false. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The Casing Valve is used to gain access to the wellhead for downhole well servicing. State true or false. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Primary use of the casing valves is to ____________. 
    • A. 

      Access to the different casing strings to monitor the pressure.

    • B. 

      Allow wireline access to the SCSSV.

    • C. 

      Shut in the wellhead in case of an emergency.

  • 14. 
    Under what condition would you NOT call the annular "casing pressure" casing pressure?
    • A. 

      When the well is used for gas lift.

    • B. 

      When the casing pressure is 0 psi.

    • C. 

      When the casing pressure is 100 psi.

  • 15. 
    A _______________ is used to control the amount of reservoir flow allowed downstream of the wellhead.
    • A. 

      Neddle Valve

    • B. 

      Tree Cap

    • C. 

      Choke

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