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Unformatted text preview: ng David Sims and Pat O’Bryan, were onboard conducting a rig tour and were presumably available for consultation. 232 There is evidence A reading of less than zero PSI suggests instrument error and/or an inaccurate test. BP‐HZN‐MBI00021237. 231 Id. 232 The group included Pat O’Bryan and David Sims from BP and Daun Winslow and Buddy Trahan from Transocean. They planned to discuss a number of items with the rig crew, including (in the eyes of BP and Transocean) the rig’s record of excellent communication and low 229 230 93 that Sims and O’Bryan met with Kaluza at some point to discuss the positive pressure test and how the crew would be lining up for the negative test. 233 But the crew did not consult O’Bryan or Sims about the actual negative test results. 234 Around 5:30 p.m., after the first unsuccessful negative test, the rig crew began to set up for another negative test, which began by bleeding off the drill pipe and closing an internal valve in the drill pipe for 20 minutes. Once this valve was...
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