3 – Drilling

7 February 2003

Alert 03 – 07 Dropped Object from Derrick – Near Miss

Alert 03 – 07 Dropped Object from Derrick – Near Miss WHAT HAPPENED: While laying down production riser a ½-inch by 4-inch bolt fell from the derrick
8 February 2002

Alert 02 – 06 Mud Pump Pulsation Dampener Explosion

Alert 02 – 06 Mud Pump Pulsation Dampener Explosion WHAT HAPPENED: An explosion occurred in the Mud Pump Room of a Jackup Rig operating off the coast
5 December 2000

Alert 00 – 39 Near Miss – Frozen Air Regulator

Alert 00 – 39 Near Miss – Frozen Air Regulator WHAT HAPPENED: Recently a rig operating in a cold environment had a situation occur that involved the
5 August 2000

Alert 00 – 24 Proper Safety Clamp Locations Reduces Damage From High Pressure Hose Failures

Alert 00 – 24 Proper Safety Clamp Locations Reduces Damage From High Pressure Hose Failures WHAT HAPPENED: There have been a number of high-pressure hose failures. Fortunately, on
5 May 2000

Alert 00 – 15 Additional Serious Incidents with Mismatched Hammer Unions

Alert 00 – 15 Additional Serious Incidents with Mismatched Hammer Unions WHAT HAPPENED: Although two alerts have been issued on this equipment already, incidents are still occurring
5 January 2000

Alert 00 – 03 Multiple Rotary Hose Failures – Hose Separation From Steel End Couplers

Alert 00 – 03 Multiple Rotary Hose Failures – Hose Separation From Steel End Couplers WHAT HAPPENED: On two separate rigs operated by the same contractor, identical
6 October 1999

Alert 99 – 32 Top Drive Swivel Stem Parted

Alert 99 – 32 Top Drive Swivel Stem Parted WHAT HAPPENED: The rig experienced a drilling break. While picking up the drill string to check for flow,
6 June 1999

Alert 99 – 19 Top Drive Incident

Alert 99 – 19 Top Drive Incident WHAT HAPPENED: A drilling rig recently experienced a major incident when the gooseneck and kelly hose became completely detached from the
6 April 1999

Alert 99 – 12 Identifying Control Panel Valves

Alert 99 – 12 Identifying Control Panel Valves WHAT HAPPENED: The crew reported to work without one crewmember. The rig supervisor assisted the crew in making a connection.