Bpsfailuretoperformanincidentinvestigationintothemarch

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Unformatted text preview: d during a typical inspection included: surveys; safety device information; records of BOP tests and inspections; records of diverter tests; records of well control drills; documentation of maximum pressures handled by the BOP stack; records reflecting the condition of the drilling mud; formation integrity test results; records of leak‐off tests; applications; permits; and any evidence of unreported pollution incidents. Visual inspections typically included a visual assessment of: the diverter system; classified drilling fluid handling areas; housekeeping and general safety conditions; safety valves on the rig floor; conditions of man‐lift and air‐hoist wire ropes; safe welding area and equipment in the area (to ensure the absence of flammable material); grounding of electrical buildings and equipment; emergency shutdown for diesel engines (air shut off); and operable BOP remote control stations. MMS inspectors tested the following equipment duringa typical inspection: crown block safety device; backup BOP accumulator charging system; degasser function; mud pit level alarm...
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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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