April 16, 2021
A coiled tubing crew was conducting pressure tests of the blowout preventer. Following a successful low-pressure test the line was bled down. This pressure was bled off without issue. At this time, a high-pressure test was conducted. When the valve was feathered open to bleed off the pressure, a loud bang was heard, and the piping parted. Several workers were in the vicinity of the flying debris, but nobody was injured.
April 12, 2021
A heavyweight drill pipe dropped to the floor and fell toward the driller's controls. The top of the pipe struck the doghouse and bounced, throwing the worker into the steam manifold. The pipe slid down the doghouse, through the railing, across the mud tanks and into the track hoe, missing the operator.
April 8, 2021
IRP 28 provides an overview of industry recommendations for waste management options for the oil and gas sector.
April 7, 2021
IRP 02 provides practices for the safe planning, equipment and fluid handling for completions and servicing operations on sour wells using a service rig.
April 1, 2021
A worker fell to the ground while standing on the track of the dozer loaded on a trailer.
March 15, 2021
During a wellbore service in the winter months, a high-pressure gas release occurred.
March 5, 2021
This guideline provides a strong foundation for the development of a comprehensive program for working on or around water and ice.
February 3, 2021
A worker was hydro vacuuming a cattle gate near high voltage overhead powerlines. The worker received a shock when the equipment being used made contact with the overhead powerline.