6 – Circulating

27 January 2007

Alert 07 – 01 Derrickman Falls Across Derrick

Alert 07 – 01 Derrickman Falls Across Derrick WHAT HAPPENED: The rig had been circulating off bottom and was about to trip back to bottom. While the
2 November 2005

Alert 05 – 42 Near Miss – Mud Pump Relief Line

Alert 05 – 42 Near Miss – Mud Pump Relief Line WHAT HAPPENED: The pictures below show the outcome when the mud pump relief valve popped at
2 September 2005

Alert 05 – 34 Flash Fire at Degasser Line Flare Pit Injures Worker

Alert 05 – 34 Flash Fire at Degasser Line Flare Pit Injures Worker WHAT HAPPENED: While workers were circulating well gas through the choke with the annular
1 May 2005

Alert 05 – 20 Master Bushings set on IP’s Toe – LTI

Alert 05 – 20 Master Bushings set on IP’s Toe – LTI WHAT HAPPENED: While flow checking the well, the Injured Person (IP) a Tourpusher, noticed that
7 April 2003

Alert 03 – 15 Spinning Out Pipe With Top Drive Results in Injuries

Alert 03 – 15 Spinning Out Pipe With Top Drive Results in Injuries WHAT HAPPENED: Recently two rig floor workers were injured while working on the rig
7 March 2003

Alert 03 – 10 Decanting Synthetic Based Mud Can Results in a Flash Fire

Alert 03 – 10 Decanting Synthetic Based Mud Can Results in a Flash Fire WHAT HAPPENED: The purpose of this alert is to remind everyone of a
8 June 2002

Alert 02 – 26 Flare Line Pilot Results in a Reserve Pit Fire

Alert 02 – 26 Flare Line Pilot Results in a Reserve Pit Fire WHAT HAPPENED: While circulating out a well through the gas buster the driller instructed
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
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,