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STUCK PIPE FREEING WORKSHEET

Pipe Motion Prior Sticking? Moving Up Rotating, Up Moving Down Rotating, Down Static Pipe Motion After Sticking? Down Free Dn Restricted Dn Impossible Pipe Rotation After Sticking? Rotate Free Rot Restricted Rot Impossible Circ Pressure After Sticking? Circulation Free Circ Restricted Circ Impossible TOTALS INSTRUCTIONS: 1. 1. Answer the shaded questions by circling all the numbers in the row with the correct answer. 2. 2. Add the columns, the column with the highest total number indicates the sticking mechanism. 3. Increase circulation to maximum rate, rotate and work the string. Ream/backream the hole section thoroughly. Circulate the hole clean. STUCK PIPE MECHANISM Pack-off/ Bridge Differential 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 W/Bore Geometry 2 2 2 2 0 FREEING WELLBORE GEOMETRY INITIAL ACTION: 1. If sticking occurred while moving up, apply torque and jar DOWN with maximum trip load. If sticking occurred while moving down, do not apply torque and jar UP with maximum trip load. 2. 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 Stop or reduce circulation when cocking the jar and when jarring down.

NOTE: Pump pressure will INCREASE the hydraulic jar up-blow, DECREASE the down-blow. 3. Continue jarring until the string is free or an alternative decision is made. Jarring for 10+ hours may be necessary.

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SECONDARY ACTION: 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 Spot acid if stuck in limestone or chalk. Spot fresh water with mobile salt. WHEN THE STRING COMES FREE:

FREEING PACK-OFF / BRIDGING STUCK WHILE MOVING UP STUCK WHILE MOVING DOWN or WITH PIPE STATIC ACTION TO ESTABLISH CIRC: ACTION TO ESTABLISH CIRC: 1. Apply low pump pressure (200 - 400 1. Apply low pump pressure psi). Maintain pressure if restricted (200 - 400 psi). Maintain circulation is possible. pressure if restricted circulation is possible 2. DO NOT JAR UP!!! DO NOT 2. DO NOT JAR DOWN!!! DO APPLY TORQUE!!! Slack off to NOT APPLY TORQUE!!! MAXIMUM set down weight. Allow Apply MAXIMUM overpull to sufficient time for a hydraulic jar to jar. Allow sufficient time for a trip (4 - 6 min for long cycle, see jar hydraulic jar to trip (4 - 8 min manual). for long cycle, see jar manual). 3. If the string does not come free, DO 3. If the string does not come NOT JAR UP!! Jar down until the free, DO NOT JAR DOWN!! string is free or an alternative decision Jar up until string is free or is made. Jarring down for 10+ hours an alternative decision is may be required. made. Jarring up for 10+ hours may be required. WHEN CIRC. IS ESTABLISHED: WHEN CIRC. IS ESTABLISHED: 1. Slowly increase pump speed to 1. Slowly increase pump speed maximum rate. When possible, work to max rate. When possible the string and circulate the hole clean work the string and circ the from bit depth. hole clean from bit depth. 2. Ream the section until the hole is 2. Ream the section until the clean. hole is clean. 3. If POOH to log and/or run casing, 3. Continue RIH until excessive return to bottom and circulate the hole set down weight is observed, clean. circulate the hole clean.

FREEING DIFFERENTIAL INITIAL ACTION: 1. Circulate at maximum allowable rate. 2. Work MAXIMUM limit torque down to the stuck depth and hold the torque in the string. Stop or reduce pump speed to minimum. Slack off to MAXIMUM set down limit. Allow sufficient time for a hydraulic jar to trip (4 - 6 min for long cycle, see jar manual). If the string does not come free, hold torque in the string and continue jarring down with maximum trip load.

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SECONDARY ACTION: If the string does not come free after 5 to 10 jar blow, continue jarring while preparing a pipe releasing pill. WHEN THE STRING IS FREED: 1. 2. 3. Rotate and work the string. Circulate at maximum rate to clean the hole. Check for proper mud specifications.