Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: necessary precautions to keep the well under control at all times. This provision identified five specific well control requirements: Use the best available and safest drilling technology to monitor and evaluate well conditions and to minimize the potential for the well to flow or kick; Have a person onsite during drilling operations who represents the lessee’s interest and can fulfill the lessee’s responsibilities; Ensure that the toolpusher, operator’s representative, or a member of the drilling crew maintains continuous surveillance on the rig floor from the beginning of drilling operations until the well is completed or abandoned, unless the operator has secured the well with BOPs, bridge plugs, cement plugs, or packers; Use personnel trained according to the provisions of Subpart O of 30 CFR Part 250; and Use and maintain equipment and materials necessary to ensure the safety and protection of personnel, equipment, natural resources, and the environment. 411 30 CFR Part 250 Subpart O regulations governing well control and production safety traini...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 01/18/2014 for the course BEPP 305 taught by Professor Nini during the Fall '11 term at UPenn.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online