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Dropped pipe from PLS

Facts

Whilst picking up a joint of drill pipe with the PLS, the jaws opened,

and the pipe fell approximately 3 meters to the drill floor.

The red zone was enforced with barriers. There were no personnel

within the barriered off area. The pipe was recovered, with no damage to

the machinery, and the operation was continued after a TOFS.

Causes

An investigation team was sent from onshore, so we are awaiting the

outcome of that investigation. We can say it was observed that the jaw

function had been selected to ‘open’ and this may have happened when the

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BOP pressure test incident

Hello ,

I would like to share an incident that happened recently in our rig. 

Facts Pressure Testing of
Shaffer BOP to 15000 psi ongoing. When pressure reached 4700 psi the lower
single ram door was blown off the BOP. Causes It was found that the door
locking mechanism was not engaged, due to human error. Corrective
measures/learnings

• Improve safety culture on
board

• Improve procedures for
maintenance and operation of BOP

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Topic 43: Unsafe acts/conditions during routine tasks in platforms/offshore and how to avoid them.

Dear all. Most of us are working already or planning join to oil and gas industry as an engineer,so you will do routine jobs frequently. I would like to share incidents/accidents and near misses those happened in the rig where I work and explain reasons ,how to avoid them. I hope you will benefit from this information in you future career. 

TOPIC 1 

Uncontrolled
release of energy in the top drive

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Unsafe acts/conditions during routine tasks in platforms/offshore and how to avoid them.

Dear all. Most of us are working already or planning join to oil and gas industry as an engineer,so you will do routine jobs frequently. I would like to share incidents/accidents and near misses those happened in the rig where I work and explain reasons ,how to avoid them. I hope you will benefit from this information in you future career. 

TOPIC 1 

Uncontrolled
release of energy in the top drive

 

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