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DACC IRP Volume #22 - Underbalanced Drilling and Managed Pressure Drilling Operations using Jointed Pipe (Available for Industry Review)


Underbalanced Drilling (UBD) and Managed Pressure Drilling (MPD) Operations Using Jointed Pipe Industry Recommended Practice (IRP) provides an overview of these drilling operations. The IRP is intended to be used in the development, planning and completions of Returns Management Drilling (RMD), MPD and UBD Programs. This IRP has four parts: Underbalanced and Managed Pressure Drilling Operations; RMD Checklist; MPD Checklist; and Hazard and Risk Assessment Register - Risk Register.
January 29, 2021

This IRP is a four- part package consisting of:
  1. IRP22 Underbalanced and Managed Pressure Drilling Operations
  2. IRP22 RMD Checklist
  3. IRP22 MPD Checklist
  4. IRP22 Hazard and Risk Assessment Register - Risk Register

Additional Resources:

IRP 22 Hazard and Risk Assessment Register – Risk Register (Excel file)

IRP22 RMD Checklist

IRP22 MPD Equipment Checklist

Process Flow Diagrams (Visio Diagrams and PDFs)

RMD
SOUR UBD
SOUR MPD
SWEET UBD
SWEET MPD
Rig choke to MPD degasser


Developer: DACC
Sponsor Organization: CAPP and PSAC
Current Status: Draft IRP, Industry Review (Closes March 1, 2021)
Feedback: To provide any feedback or comments on the current IRP 22 document, email safety@energysafetycanada.com.  You will receive an email confirmation from Energy Safety Canada. 

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