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Unformatted text preview: sing the BOP. 248 Robinson testimony at 44. Transocean Well Control Manual, TRN‐USCG_MMS00043810. 246 BP‐HZN‐MBI00000001. 247 Smith Report at 21. 248 Id. at 22; See API RP 59; IADC Deepwater Well Control Guidelines. 244
245 98 Because of the importance of kick detection, the members of the rig crew should be in constant communication with one another about possible kick indications, or any other critical observations based on well‐monitoring. On the Deepwater Horizon, the well site leader was responsible for overseeing all well operations, including well monitoring. The Transocean toolpusher and senior toolpusher oversaw the drilling personnel and should be aware of rig operations that might affect the crew’s ability to monitor for kicks. The Transocean offshore installation manager (sometimes referred to as the “OIM”) had responsibility for the entire Transocean crew. 249 Much of well monitoring is done through review of real‐time data that rig personnel access on computer consoles. Sperry‐Sun sent...
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