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Unformatted text preview: t the affected component. 5. Additional BOP Tests At the time of the blowout, the regulation included additional subsurface BOP testing requirements, including the following: Stump test of a subsea BOP system with water before installation; Alternate test between control stations and pods; Pressure test of the BSR during stump test and at all casing points; An interval between any BSR pressure test not exceeding 30 days; A pressure test of test variable bore‐pipe rams against the largest and smallest sizes of pipe in use, excluding drill collars and bottom‐hole tools; A pressure test of affected BOP components following the disconnection or repair of any well‐pressure containment seal in the wellhead or BOP stack assembly; A function test of annulars and rams every seven days between pressure tests; and Actuation of safety valves assembled with proper casing connections before running casing. 171 6. BOP Recordkeeping 30 CFR § 250.450. required lessees to record the time, date and results of all pres...
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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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