99 – Mud Pumps

30 September 2007

Alert 07 – 27 Incorrect Sling Application Results in High Potential Near Miss

Alert 07 – 27 Incorrect Sling Application Results in High Potential Near Miss WHAT HAPPENED: A 13 3/8” casing string had been run to the setting depth.
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 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 May 2005

Alert 05 – 19 Worker Gets Hit in the Eye by a Piece of Steel

Alert 05 – 19 Worker Gets Hit in the Eye by a Piece of Steel WHAT HAPPENED: While in the process of breaking out a high pressure
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
3 June 2004

Alert 04 – 23 Discharge of Synthetic Based Mud Overboard

Alert 04 – 23 Discharge of Synthetic Based Mud Overboard WHAT HAPPENED: Approximately 60 barrels of Synthetic Based Mud (SBM) was discharged overboard when the trip tank
3 March 2004

Alert 04 – 14 Failure to Follow Lockout Procedure Results in Injury

Alert 04 – 14 Failure to Follow Lockout Procedure Results in Injury WHAT HAPPENED: Work requiring disconnection and removal commenced on a mud mixing pump assembly without
3 March 2004

Alert 04 – 13 Cleaning Operating Equipment Results in Hand Injury

Alert 04 – 13 Cleaning Operating Equipment Results in Hand Injury WHAT HAPPENED: Employee was directed to clean the pump engines as part of his work assignment
7 November 2003

Alert 03 – 46 Proper Job Planning and Review

Alert 03 – 46 Proper Job Planning and Review WHAT HAPPENED: The company had several incidents recently where the root cause was determined to be a failure