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Unformatted text preview: conducted an BP‐HZN‐MBI00222540. BP‐HZN‐BLY00125470. As discussed previously in this Report, mudloggers have a responsibility to monitor the conditions in the well during drilling operations. Monitoring for potential kicks is among the mudloggers’ most important responsibilities. 165 BP DWOP Manual, Section 15.2.12, BP‐HZN‐MBI00130846. 166 BP DWOP Manual, Sections 3.1.5, BP‐HZN‐MBI00130817. 167 BP‐HZN‐BLY00125447. 163 164 76 analysis of the March 8 kick. This was not the type of incident investigation required by the DWOP, but rather a study of the pore pressure and other geological conditions encountered in the well. In an email “re‐evaluating how we manage real time pore pressure detection for Macondo type wells,” a BP geologist stated that “we need to have PP [pore pressure] conversations as soon as ANY indicator shows a change in PP” and we “need to be prepared to have some false alarms and not be afraid of it.” 168 He also noted: Better lines of communication, both amongst t...
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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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