Simultaneous Operations Occurring During Displacement

• Use of open pit system for displacement • Repeated flushing of trip tank during displacement • Staggering rig pumps Circa 2003 • Repeated emptying of sand traps during displacement • Transferring mud between pits 6, 7, 9 and 10 • Diverting fluid overboard, bypassing Sperry’s flow-out sensor • Offloading mud to the Damon Bankston • Operation of crane or rig movement results in agitated fluid levels • Lack of communication from rig crew about activities underway
Source: TREX 604; 620; 967; Depo Test. of Keith, Vol. 1 63-75, 81-82, 89-91, 94, 135-136, 142-146, 163-164, 170-171, 221-225, 232, 331, 360-361.

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