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Unformatted text preview: re the high‐pressure test. Each individual test had to hold pressure for five minutes. Examples of approved tests were: 421 The MMS District Manager had the option to allow lessees to omit the last testing requirement if they did not remove the BOP stack to run the casing string or liner and if the required BOP test pressures for the next section of the hole were not greater than the test pressures for the previous BOP pressure test. 170 Low‐pressure Test High‐pressure Test for ram‐type BOPs, the choke manifold, and other BOP components Between 200 and 300 psi Rated working pressure of equipment; or 500 psi greater than the calculated MASP for the applicable hole section (with MMS approval of those test pressures) High‐pressure Test for annular‐type 70‐percent of the rated working BOPs pressure of the equipment; or a pressure approved in the APD Figure 14 – BOP Pressure Tests If the equipment failed to hold the required pressure during any of these tests, the operator was required to correct the problem and retes...
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2014 for the course BEPP 305 taught by Professor Nini during the Fall '11 term at UPenn.

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