77 – Rig Floor

5 May 2000

Alert 00 – 15 Additional Serious Incidents with Mismatched Hammer Unions

Alert 00 – 15 Additional Serious Incidents with Mismatched Hammer Unions WHAT HAPPENED: Although two alerts have been issued on this equipment already, incidents are still occurring
5 May 2000

Alert 00 – 14 Near Fatal Injury when Pipe Dropped from Elevators

Alert 00 – 14 Near Fatal Injury when Pipe Dropped from Elevators WHAT HAPPENED: Several incidents have occurred where 2-7/8″ drill pipe or 2-7/8″ pup joints have
5 May 2000

Alert 00 – 13 Lost Time Incident – Broken Finger

Alert 00 – 13 Lost Time Incident – Broken Finger WHAT HAPPENED: While attempting to remove the BOP remote closing unit from the rig floor during rig
5 April 2000

Alert 00 – 12 Pipe Racking System (PRS) Maintenance Incident

Alert 00 – 12 Pipe Racking System (PRS) Maintenance Incident WHAT HAPPENED: A crewman was changing the rubber stops on the forward Pipe Racking System (PRS) Track
5 March 2000

Alert 00 – 07 Rig Damaged by Drill Collar Release from Fingerboard

Alert 00 – 07 Rig Damaged by Drill Collar Release from Fingerboard WHAT HAPPENED: Two 120’ (36m) stands of 8-1/4” (20.6 cm) Range II drill collars were
5 February 2000

Alert 00 – 06 Proper Use of Cotter Pins

Alert 00 – 06 Proper Use of Cotter Pins WHAT HAPPENED: The anchor pin on the bottom side of the rig’s brake band fell out due to
5 February 2000

Alert 00 – 05 Battery Pack Falls From Light Fixture in Derrick

Alert 00 – 05 Battery Pack Falls From Light Fixture in Derrick WHAT HAPPENED: A nickel-cadmium battery pack from the derrick light fixture fell approximately 150 feet
5 January 2000

Alert 00 – 03 Multiple Rotary Hose Failures – Hose Separation From Steel End Couplers

Alert 00 – 03 Multiple Rotary Hose Failures – Hose Separation From Steel End Couplers WHAT HAPPENED: On two separate rigs operated by the same contractor, identical
6 December 1999

Alert 99 – 37 Casing Tong Support Spring Failure

Alert 99 – 37 Casing Tong Support Spring Failure WHAT HAPPENED: A joint of 7” (17.5 cm) casing was being made up. The casing tongs were initially