STANDARD OPERATING PRACTICE

WEATHERFORD RIG 829
SOP # 829-027
Revision 0
OPERATION OF DRAWWORKS AND ASSOCIATED EQIP!ENT
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Peo'(e$ DRI))ER
E*+i',en#$ DRAWWORKS AND TDS
)o&"#ion$ DRI)) F)OOR-DRI))ER.S CONSO)E
P/"&#i&e$ START P PROCEDRE
CHECK CROWNO!ATIC AT THE START OF EACH SHIFT0
See SOP 829-011.
1. Ensure all hydraulic switches in the ON position.
(Hydraulic power pac is situated at the top o! the stairs on the le!t hand side in a "lue
unit. Switches are inside the doors. #ll switches $ust "e in the on position%.
2. On enterin& the drillers console' ensure "oth the e$er&ency and par "rae "uttons
(red' situated on the ri&ht hand side o! the console% are in the on position (pressed
down(pulled up is the o!! position%.
). Switch on the drawors and let settle (appro*. 10 secs.%.
+. #pply $anual disc "rae and hold. (,isc "rae is situated on the ri&ht hand side o! the
driller-s console. .o apply pull "ac le/er toward you%.
0. 1elease e$er&ency and parin& "rae holdin& the disc "rae on.
2. Slowly release disc "rae while checin& "loc position and drill line. 3hen disc
"rae !ully released there should "e NO "loc(drill line $o/e$ent4
P/"&#i&e$ SHT DOWN PROCEDRE
1. Ensure "locs(drill line stationery.
2. #pply e$er&ency and parin& "raes.
). Shut o!! drawors i! necessary.
P/"&#i&e$ ATO DRI))ER SEQENCE
ON
1. .a& "otto$' tae wei&ht (2-)56%.
2. #pply disc "rae and hold.
). Switch o!! drawors. (Holdin& disc "rae%.
+. Switch on #uto ,riller (7S%.
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STANDARD OPERATING PRACTICE
WEATHERFORD RIG 829
SOP # 829-027
Revision 0
0. Switch on ,rill 7lutch.
2. 1elease disc "rae slowly. (Ensure no $o/e$ent on drill line%.
8. .urn #uto ,riller 1heostat to re9uired speed(3O:.
OFF
1. .urn #uto ,riller 1heostat o!! slowly. Ensure drill line stopped' no $o/e$ent.
2. #pply disc "rae and hold.
). Switch ,rill 7lutch o!!.
+. Switch #uto ,riller (7S% o!!.
0. Switch drawors on.
2. 1elease disc "rae slowly. Ensure no drill line("loc $o/e$ent.
8. Pic-up.
P/"&#i&e$ TRIPPING OT OF HO)E
1111 CHECK TOCH SCREEN AND
DETER!INE THAT )OW OR HIGH SPEED IS SE)ECTED 11111
1. ;atch ele/ators at rotary ta"le.
2. Pic-up with "locs &ently' wei&ht showin& on <artin ,ecer (to&&le towards you%
(sa/es shocin& the strin& and .,S%.
). =ncrease rate o! ascent with strin& slowly (while co/erin& disc "rae%.
+. Slow down (release drawors to&&le% when nearin& $oney "oard at derric$an-s
si&nal.
0. 3hen at correct hei&ht e*tend lin tile (watchin& operations on ca$era%.
2. ;ower stands at controlled rate deter$ined "y drill crew positionin& stand on $at.
8. 3hen landed ensure derric$an unlatched sa!ely. (He should &i/e a si&nal' on
ca$era or to the !loor$en%.
8. >loat lin tilt.
9. Ensure lin tile !ully retracted and sa!e to lower.
10. ;ower "locs slowly in controlled $anner and slowly "uild up descent speed. (3hile
co/erin& disc "rae%.
11. 3hen approachin& rotary release drawors control and "locs will scru" o!! speed.
12. Ensure slow descent while placin& ele/ators around stu$p. 1epeat as per procedure.
DISC 2RAKE SHO)D 2E CO3ERED AT A)) TI!ES0
P/"&#i&e$ TRIPPING IN THE HO)E
1111 CHECK TOCH SCREEN AND
DETER!INE THAT )OW OR HIGH SPEED IS SE)ECTED 11111
1. ?n-latch ele/ators at rotary ta"le.
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STANDARD OPERATING PRACTICE
WEATHERFORD RIG 829
SOP # 829-027
Revision 0
2. Pic-up with "locs and slowly increase the rate o! ascent until nearin& the
$oney "oard.
). Slow down (release drawors to&&le% when nearin& $oney "oard at
derric$an-s si&nal.
+. 3hen at correct hei&ht e*tend lin tilt (watchin& operations on ca$era%.
0. ,erric $an will place stand in ele/ators and latch sa$e. (He should &i/e a
si&nal' on ca$era or to the !loor$en%.
2. Start picin& up stand slowly and !loat lin tilt.
8. Ensure lin tilt !ully retracted and sa!e to lower.
8. >loor$en should ha/e rope around stand "ein& piced up at drill !loor le/el and
tail the stand o/er to the rotary ta"le.
9. 3hen at the tool @oint' wait until the stand has steadied and slowly lower into "o*
at stu$p.
10. Ensure no wei&ht on ele/ators as the !loor$en spin in the stand to the stu$p.
11. >loor$en tor9ue up stand with ton&s.
12. 3hen tool @oint tor9ued correctly slowly pic up until wei&ht seen on <artin
,ecer and raise strin& !ro$ slips. (>loor$en re$o/e slips%.
1). Start descent slowly and increase speed as re9uired' co/erin& disc "rae at all
ti$es.
1+. 1elease to&&le when nearin& rotary and "locs will slow down. Ensure controlled
slow speed as !loor$en place slips in rotary. Slac o!! wei&ht &ently and !loor$en
unlatch slips. 1epeat as per procedure.
DISC 2RAKE SHO)D 2E CO3ERED AT A)) TI!ES0
P/"&#i&e$ SING)E DRI)) PIPE IN THE HO)E
1111 CHECK TOCH SCREEN AND
DETER!INE THAT )OW OR HIGH SPEED IS SE)ECTED 11111
1. ,riller has ele/ators around drill pipe stu$p at rotary ta"le with wei&ht o!!.
2. ,rill crew unlatches ele/ators.
). ,riller pics up slowly and care!ully e*tends lin tilt' @ust enou&h to clear the
stu$p.
+. ,riller then lowers ele/ators slowly' with "ales e*tended and stops.
0. 1ousta"outs ha/e sin&le @oint lyin& on the catwal. 1e$o/e "o* end protector'
and install dri!t.
2. 7are!ully lower A-door winch to catwal at a controlled rate. 1ousta"outs install
pic-ups' ensure they are latched properly and sa!ety pin installed. 1ousta"out
crew lea/e catwal.
8. 3inch operator care!ully' at a controlled rate pics up with winch' a!ter checin&
no personnel at or near catwal' and raises @oint up towards A-door.
8. 3hen @oint at drill !loor' drill crew hold @oint in place with rope at A-door' and
re$o/e pin end protector. Boint is held low to !loor as dri!t will drop out'
personnel to "e aware o! this and watch their !eet.
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STANDARD OPERATING PRACTICE
WEATHERFORD RIG 829
SOP # 829-027
Revision 0
9. 3inch operator pics up @oint with winch and drill crew tail @oint to $ousehole.
1e$o/e $ousehole co/er and lower @oint into sa$e in a controlled $anner.
10. 3hen @oint on "otto$' drill crew re$o/e pic ups and lower to catwal care!ully.
11. ,riller then e*tends lin tilt and drill crew latch ele/ators around @oint in
$ousehole.
12. ,riller then pics up at a controlled speed' watchin& position o! all personnel and
!loats lin tilt hal! way up the @oints len&th.
1). >loor$an then wals @oint to stu$p and steadies sa$e.
1+. ,riller &ently lowers @oint into "o* on stu$p' ensurin& all wei&ht o!!.
10. >loor$an then spins in @oint and tor9ues up sa$e with ri& ton&s.
12. ,riller then pics up slowly' tain& wei&ht' as !loor$en re$o/e slips.
18. 3hen slips re$o/ed' driller lowers strin& throu&h rotary ta"le. 1epeat as per
procedure.
P/"&#i&e$ DRI))ING CONNECTIONS
1111 CHECK TOCH SCREEN AND
DETER!INE THAT )OW SPEED IS SE)ECTED 11111
1. ,riller proceeds upwards to collect ne*t stand at controlled rate. Slacs o!! the
drawors to&&le when nearin& the $oney "oard. He can watch this operation on
ca$era and stops operation at derric$an-s re9uired hei&ht.
2. ,riller e*tends lin tilt.
). ,erric$an then places stand in ele/ators and latches sa$e. ,erric$an should
si&nal at ca$era or down to !loorhands' who should "e looin& up.
+. ,riller slowly pics up and !loats the lin tilt.
0. >loor$en ha/e tail rope around the drill pipe raced "ac and they dri!t the pipe
o/er to the rotary ta"le.
2. ,riller raises stand to tool @oint hei&ht and then slowly lowers pin into "o* at
stu$p.
8. ,rill crew then spin in pipe and tor9ue up usin& ri& ton&s ensurin& rotary ta"le is
unloced.
8. ,rill crew then loc rotary ta"le.
9. ,riller alters ca$era an&le and Coo$s in to pipe handler. He then lowers the "loc
near the "o* and stops. He then ensures that the .,S is in !orward rotation and
puts on spin. He lowers a&ain ensurin& the "o* end enters the pipe &uide and
care!ully spins into the stand' watchin& the <artin ,ecer. 3hen screwed in the
driller then tor9ues up the stand to the correct tor9ue. He then opens the =:OP.
10. ,rill crew unlocs the rotary ta"le.
11. ,riller then pics-up and drill crew re$o/e the slips.
12. ,riller then switches on the pu$ps slowly watchin& &au&es and esta"lishes his
drillin& para$eters. 7ontinue procedures as re9uired.
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