111 – Tubulars and Pipes

6 May 1998

Alert 98 – 31 Drilling Breaks

Alert 98 – 31 Drilling Breaks WHAT HAPPENED: A drilling rig experienced a chain of events, which could have resulted in a loss of well control. The
6 May 1998

Alert 98 – 28 Crew Change Communications

Alert 98 – 28 Crew Change Communications WHAT HAPPENED: An incident occurred on a rig where 420 feet (128 meters) of tubing was dropped in the well
6 May 1998

Alert 98 – 11 Improper Use of Hand Tools

Alert 98 – 11 Improper Use of Hand Tools WHAT HAPPENED: A workover rig crew was tripping in the hole with specialized shouldered production pipe. The pipe procedure
6 May 1998

Alert 98 – 03 Adjustable Pipe Wrenches

Alert 98 – 03 Adjustable Pipe Wrenches WHAT HAPPENED: A lost workday accident occurred while rigging up wireline equipment. The wireline contractor was using a 24″ iron pipe
6 May 1998

Alert 98 – 02 Kelly Wear and Damage

Alert 98 – 02 Kelly Wear and Damage WHAT HAPPENED: While making a connection in the mousehole to continue drilling, the driller was spinning the kelly to
6 May 1998

Alert 98 – 01 High Pressure Lines and Hammer Unions

Alert 98 – 01 High Pressure Lines and Hammer Unions WHAT HAPPENED: A drill crew was drilling ahead when a third party pressure sensor attached to the