Rig Activities

20 February 2015

Catheads and Catlines

Catheads and Catlines To improve safety on drilling rigs, manual catheads with catlines are being replaced with hydraulic and air type winches, but manual catheads with
20 February 2015

Casing Running Precautions

Casing Running Precautions Running casing can be a hazardous operation for a number of reasons. First, there most likely will be workers present who are not
17 February 2015

Safety Around BOPs

Safety Around BOPs Crew members need to remember that blowout prevention equipment is heavy any very unforgiving.  Working around BOPs (nippling up or down, ram replacement,
17 February 2015

Blowout Prevention

Blowout Prevention Blowouts are the most feared occurrence on a drilling rig because they can result in injury or death to personnel, loss of equipment (including
17 February 2015

Accident Prevention Around the Rotary Table

Accident Prevention Around the Rotary Table The highest frequency of accidents in the drilling industry occurs on the rig floor, and more specifically around the rotary