136 – Traveling Equipment

26 August 2008

Alert 08 – 28 Employee’s Arm Fractured While Using Pull Back Rope

Alert 08 – 28 Employee’s Arm Fractured While Using Pull Back Rope WHAT HAPPENED: The crew was tripping out of the hole. The derrick man had wrapped
26 July 2008

Alert 08 – 24 Derrick Operations Results in a Fatal Incident

Alert 08 – 24 Derrick Operations Results in a Fatal Incident WHAT HAPPENED: The operation was pulling out of the hole and racking back drill pipe. After
26 April 2008

Alert 08 – 13 Improper Attachment of Safety Line Results in a Dropped Object

Alert 08 – 13 Improper Attachment of Safety Line Results in a Dropped Object WHAT HAPPENED: While finishing the pressure testing of the well head valve, the
26 March 2008

Alert 08 – 11 Improper Use of Elevators with Top Drive Assembly

Alert 08 – 11 Improper Use of Elevators with Top Drive Assembly WHAT HAPPENED: During a visit to an operating rig, the Top-drive Technician observed the elevators
26 March 2008

Alert 08 – 10 Dropped String – High Potential Incident Results from Pulling Against Closed BOP Pipe Rams

Alert 08 – 10 Dropped String – High Potential Incident Results from Pulling Against Closed BOP Pipe Rams WHAT HAPPENED: While laying down 5″ drill pipe the
31 December 2007

Alert 07 – 39 Wire Rope Parted Results in a High Potential Near Miss

Alert 07 – 39 Wire Rope Parted Results in a High Potential Near Miss WHAT HAPPENED: While racking back a stand of 6-1/2″ drill collars, the winch
31 December 2007

Alert 07 – 37 Employee Falls from Derrick Board

Alert 07 – 37 Employee Falls from Derrick Board WHAT HAPPENED: The crew stopped tripping in the hole to fill the pipe. The rig is a cold
30 November 2007

Alert 07 – 34 Coupling Failure Between Drawworks Drive Shaft and Electric Auxilary Brake Allows Blocks to Fall

Alert 07 – 34 Coupling Failure Between Drawworks Drive Shaft and Electric Auxilary Brake Allows Blocks to Fall WHAT HAPPENED: While washing down the 7” liner assembly
31 October 2007

Alert 07 – 32 Miscommunication Results in a Near Miss

Alert 07 – 32 Miscommunication Results in a Near Miss WHAT HAPPENED: The crew was running in hole with 3 ½” cement stinger on 5” drill pipe.