117 – Pumps

27 March 2007

Alert 07 – 10 Two Auxiliary Brake Incidents Result from Miscommunication

Alert 07 – 10 Two Auxiliary Brake Incidents Result from Miscommunication WHAT HAPPENED: In the past month our company has experienced several serious incidents that could be
27 January 2007

Alert 07 – 02 Drilling with AIR, Aerated Mud or Foam

Alert 07 – 02 Drilling with AIR, Aerated Mud or Foam WHAT HAPPENED: The rig was drilling with foam and compressed air was being injected at the
1 October 2006

Alert 06 – 35 Release of Pressure Results in Laceration and Sutures

Alert 06 – 35 Release of Pressure Results in Laceration and Sutures WHAT HAPPENED: While pressure testing the Choke Manifold up to 15,000psi the Assistant Driller noticed
1 September 2006

Alert 06 – 32 Residual Pressure in BOP Results in Finger Being Trapped

Alert 06 – 32 Residual Pressure in BOP Results in Finger Being Trapped WHAT HAPPENED: The IP was assisting in the operation to close the BOP doors.
1 March 2006

Alert 06 – 11 Near Miss – Equipment Failure at 14,000 PSI

Alert 06 – 11 Near Miss – Equipment Failure at 14,000 PSI WHAT HAPPENED: During a pressure test on the choke and kill line of a subsea
2 July 2005

Alert 05 – 27 Suction Tank Confined Space Hazard

Alert 05 – 27 Suction Tank Confined Space Hazard WHAT HAPPENED: While in the process of cleaning the rig mud pump suction tank, two employees had entered
1 April 2005

Alert 05 – 16 Modified Equipment – Battery Leads

Alert 05 – 16 Modified Equipment – Battery Leads WHAT HAPPENED: This bulletin is taken from a rig’s HAZARD IDENTIFICATION (HAZID) and is not the result of
3 August 2004

Alert 04 – 34 H2S Inhalation: Man Fell from Tote Tank Resulting in an LTI

Alert 04 – 34 H2S Inhalation: Man Fell from Tote Tank Resulting in an LTI WHAT HAPPENED: The injured person (IP) was pumping fluid waste contents from
3 July 2004

Alert 04 – 31 Equipment Failure – Low Pressure Valve Used to Fill Casing Fails

Alert 04 – 31 Equipment Failure – Low Pressure Valve Used to Fill Casing Fails WHAT HAPPENED: The rig crew was in the process of running casing