121 – BOP

7 October 2003

Alert 03 – 40 Nylon Sling Failed while Positioning BOP Control Pod

Alert 03 – 40 Nylon Sling Failed while Positioning BOP Control Pod WHAT HAPPENED: A crew was moving the BOP control POD from the bow to the
7 September 2003

Alert 03 – 36 High Pressure BOP Fluid Result in an Injection Injury

Alert 03 – 36 High Pressure BOP Fluid Result in an Injection Injury WHAT HAPPENED: The injured person was changing out fittings from a blue bypass valve
7 May 2003

Alert 03 – 20 Trapped Pressure Following Casing Test

Alert 03 – 20 Trapped Pressure Following Casing Test WHAT HAPPENED: 13 3/8″ casing was run into the hole and cemented in place. The float collar and
8 August 2002

Alert 02 – 34 Safety Lanyard Near Miss Incident

Alert 02 – 34 Safety Lanyard Near Miss Incident WHAT HAPPENED: While tripping pipe in the hole one floorman went down to the BOP Stack to assemble
8 March 2002

Alert 02 – 12 Fatal Incident – Man Lost Overboard

Alert 02 – 12 Fatal Incident – Man Lost Overboard WHAT HAPPENED: The individual and three other persons were working to relocate the 30” diverter housing from
17 December 2001

Alert 01 – 45 BOP Control System Uncontrolled Pressure Release Causes LTI

Alert 01 – 45 BOP Control System Uncontrolled Pressure Release Causes LTI WHAT HAPPENED: Relief Rig Manager, Driller and Floorman were removing a Nitrogen accumulator bottle from
9 April 2001

Alert 01 – 11 Near Miss – Sticking BOP Control Valve

Alert 01 – 11 Near Miss – Sticking BOP Control Valve WHAT HAPPENED: While function testing the BOP’s from the Toolpusher’s remote panel it was noticed that
5 June 2000

Alert 00 – 19 Failure of Annular BOP Element

Alert 00 – 19 Failure of Annular BOP Element WHAT HAPPENED: An Annular BOP was delivered to a rig with a new element installed. When the annular
5 May 2000

Alert 00 – 13 Lost Time Incident – Broken Finger

Alert 00 – 13 Lost Time Incident – Broken Finger WHAT HAPPENED: While attempting to remove the BOP remote closing unit from the rig floor during rig