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Well Services Safety Standard 28 Pressure Management Operations

TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Statement of the Standard Operating and Safety Procedures Objective Scope Policy Implementation Exemptions Definitions Example

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STATEMENT OF STANDARD OPERATING AND SAFETY PROCEDURES Safety Standard 28 is Schlumberger policy to perform jobs only where risks are acceptable. Since apparently low risk pumping jobs may present large risks if the well becomes out of control, pre job risk evaluation is required to determine if a job may be safely performed. This Standard Operating and Safety Procedure provides a system to evaluate and classify risk, defines the notification of line management that is mandatory when risk exceeds certain levels, and sets out training requirements for persons involved in pressure management operations. Additionally this Standard Operating and Safety Procedures specifies minimum distances from the wellhead for rigging up when well control risks are present.

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OBJECTIVE To prevent personal injury or damage to equipment due to well blowouts during land pumping operations.

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SCOPE This Standard Operating and Safety Procedure applies to land pumping operations. (Offshore Schlumberger well control emergency plans are integrated with the customer’s emergency and well control plans. Offshore, contact Schlumberger Management if Schlumberger plans are not integrated with the customer’s or if there are questions about the customer’s plans.) POLICY Risk Classification: Schlumberger will perform jobs only where operational risks are acceptable in magnitude. On jobs where the well is out of control or where there is the possibility that the well will become out of control, operational risk must be classified using the methods in this standard. Minimum Distances: In Code Black situations the rig up must be a safe distance and at least 300 feet from the wellhead. Schlumberger personnel must remain at least 150 feet from the wellhead. In Code Red situations the rig up must be a safe distance and at least 100 feet from the wellhead. Use caution when approaching the wellhead. In Code Yellow situations the rig up must be at a safe distance and at least 100 feet from the wellhead. Use caution when approaching the wellhead. In Code Green situations the rig up location must be a safe distance, recommended to be at least 60 feet from the wellhead. The provisions of all Sections of the Well Services Pressure Pumping Standard Operating and Safety Procedures (located: http://quality.sugar-land.dowell.slb.com/qhse/slpm/index.htm) still apply. Notification and Approval: In Code Black, Code Red or Code Yellow situations the Location Supervisor must notify Schlumberger management of the job circumstances, and gain approval to perform the job, prior to rigging up, or as soon as possible after risk conditions have changed. Location Supervisor: Each job shall have a Schlumberger person designated in charge and known as the Schlumberger Location Supervisor.

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Rig up at a safe distance. Pressure Management Training – Level 2 consists of Well Control Training by a industry recognized trainer. 2001 Page 3 of 20 WS STD-28 Pressure Management Operations . 5. at least a three day school with a one day refresher every third year. Revised: August 29. Schlumberger personnel must remain at least 150 feet from the wellhead. or When there is fire at the wellhead.Level 2: Locations performing pressure management jobs are required to have at least one person with current Pressure Management Training – Level 2. Obtain Management approval prior to rigging up. React to changes in conditions that increase the risk. Pressure Management Training . Code Black Conditions are: ⇒ ⇒ ⇒ ⇒ When there are hydrocarbon leaks. ⇒ Be Alert. The customer or personnel from the well control company will perform operations that are within 150 feet of the wellhead. or When wellhead pressure exceeds the pressure rating of the BOP stack or wellhead.3).1 IMPLEMENTATION Code Black Conditions In Code Black Conditions: ⇒ ⇒ ⇒ ⇒ Notify Management (see Section 5.Level 1: All operations personnel in land locations are required to undertake Pressure Management Training – Level 1 provided by the Schlumberger Pressure Management Awareness Training Package. Customer Safety Policies: Schlumberger will comply with customer safety policies and procedures as long as those policies and procedures meet or exceed Schlumberger Standards and Standard Operating and Safety Procedures. not closer than 300 feet. including when making the treating iron connection to the well.Pressure Management Training . 5. or When there is airborne H2S at a concentration of more than 10 ppm.

Notify management.2 Risk Code Risk Code Table C Black Condition Level B Yellow Red A Green 1 2 3 Preparation Level Risk Code Code Black Course of Action Notify management. Schlumberger personnel must remain at least 150 feet the wellhead. Rig up at a safe distance not closer than 300 feet. at least 100 feet from the wellhead. Rig up at a safe distance.5. Obtain approval before rigging up. Notify management. Refer to Pressure Pumping and Location Safety. Refer to Pressure Pumping and Location Safety Proceed with care. Obtain approval before rigging up. Always take steps to reduce risk to the lowest reasonable level Be Alert to Changing Conditions React to the New Conditions . Obtain approval before rigging up. Refer to Pressure Pumping and Location Safety. at least 100 feet from the wellhead. Rig up at a safe distance.Notify Management Code Red Code Yellow Code Green Revised: August 29. including when making the treating iron connection to the well The customer or personnel from the well control company will perform operations within 150 feet of the wellhead. 2001 Page 4 of 20 WS STD-28 Pressure Management Operations . Rig up at a safe distance.

If you asses the situation as Code Green. Determine the risk code on the Risk Code Table. Use the Pressure Management Planning Checklist at each stage of preparation. Contact management if the situation changes. Approach no closer than150 feet from the wellhead. Select the square corresponding to the Hazard Level and the Preparation Level determined on the questionnaires. notify management per section 5. circle the correct answers to the questions.3.3. Use the Pressure Management Data Sheet to gather critical information. If you assess the situation as Code Black. and re evaluate. Revised: August 29. Rig up at a safe distance. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ • • • • • • Take all reasonable steps to reduce risk to a lower level. rig up at a safe distance. Gather job information. Use the Pressure Management Data Sheet. notify management per section 5. or if you are unsure of the risk. (Example : even a single circled answer in column C fixes the Hazard at Level C) Determine the Preparation Level (in the same manner as the Hazard level). Answer the questions on the Conditions Questionnaire and Preparation Questionnaire. B. at least 100 feet from the wellhead.Instructions for Risk Classification & Management Notification • • • • • • Begin this process when a pump rental job is called in. if your assessment of the risk changes. Obtain approval to rig up. Rig up at a safe distance. Determine the Condition Level (A. at least 300 feet from the wellhead. Be alert for changes in the situation . Refer to Pressure Pumping and Location Safety. 2001 Page 5 of 20 WS STD-28 Pressure Management Operations . Approach to the wellhead with caution. Proceed with care. If you assess the situation as Code Yellow or Code Red. or C) by noting the highest ranked column containing a circled answer. Obtain approval to rig up.pause.

or casing? Has the well recently taken a kick? Is the BOP test current? Does the customer have a well control plan? Is there H2S on this well? Is the evacuation route clear and unobstructed? Is the rig up area up wind from the well? A No No No No No No Yes No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes No No Hazard Level B C Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Preparation Questionnaire Item Is there is an adequate quantity of treating iron? Does the rig up conform to Pressure Pumping and Location Safety Standard Operating and Safety Procedures? Are there threaded connections in the customer’s line? Is the Schlumberger Location Supervisor named? Is the customer representative clearly established? Are the communication channels clearly established? Is communication equipment available? Is there adequate HHP to meet the job requirements? Are contingency plans defined (see check list)? Is a Level 2 – Pressure Management trained employee available? Are all crew members trained at Level 1 . BOP.Pressure Management? Is the PPE available and in working condition? Are emergency Services identified? Are there radioactive sources on the Schlumberger equipment? Has management provided information about the customer’s safety management system & emergency plans? Preparation Level 1 2 3 Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No Yes No Revised: August 29.Conditions Questionnaire Item Code Black Hazards Is there fire at the wellhead? Will the wellhead pressure exceed the BOP or wellhead rating? Is there airborne H2S at concentration greater than 10 ppm? With pressure at surface is the BOP or wellhead rating unknown? Is the well out of control? Is there a leak of oil or gas from the well? Is the well under hydrostatic control? Is there a surface leak on the wellhead. 2001 Page 6 of 20 WS STD-28 Pressure Management Operations .

5. OFS Area President or Schlumberger Worldwide OPS Mgr Revised: August 29. OFS Area President or Schlumberger Worldwide OPS Mgr Schlumberger Business Unit Mgr. Area Asset Mgr. Area Asset Mgr. OFS Area President or Schlumberger Worldwide OPS Mgr Code Black Schlumberger Business Unit Mgr. OFS Area President or Schlumberger Worldwide OPS Mgr Schlumberger Business Unit Mgr. 2001 Page 7 of 20 WS STD-28 Pressure Management Operations . Area Asset Mgr.3 Management Notification Risk Code Who is to be Notified Who is Authorized to Approve Code Green Location Supervisor Location Supervisor Code Yellow Operations Manager Operations Manager Code Red Schlumberger Business Unit Mgr. Area Asset Mgr.

agree on plans …….……………………………………………. • Correct Connection to the Well …………………………………………………………..………………………. • Establish a buddy system………………………………………………………………….. • Continually re evaluate and recategorize the risk …….……………………………….……………………………….. information obtained by phone or site visit …. …………….. ……………... • Designate the persons in charge ………………………………………. ……………... • Perform a Preliminary Risk Categorization….…………….……………………….Planning Checklist (Page 1 of 2) Prior to Dispatching Crew or Schlumberger Equipment • Complete the Operations Data Sheet.…… • Communicate with Schlumberger Line Management ……………………………..... • Meet with the Customer..………………………………….………………...………………………………………………………... During the Operations • Communicate with crew and customer.. • Clear the area of unnecessary personnel ……………………………………………… • Hold the Pre Job Safety Meeting ……………………………………………………. • Confirm the PPE requirements ………………………………. • Establish the escape routes and muster areas ..……………….. Be alert to changes in risk conditions …. • Establish the rig up plan …………………………………………………………………... • Preliminary Risk Code determination ………………………….. …………….………………… • HHP ……………. • Safety Pressure Pumping and Location Safety……………………………………….……… • Hold the per rig up Meeting ……………………………………….……...…………………………...………………………………………………………... 2001 Page 8 of 20 WS STD-28 Pressure Management Operations ... • Treating Iron ……………..……… • If conditions change. (also : avoid units containing a radioactive source) Prior to Entering the Location • Survey the Site. implement contingency plans …………………………………… • • • • • • • …………….………... • H2S ……………………………………………………………………………………….. ……………. • PPE ………………………………………………………………………………………... …………….…….5..…………………… Prior to Starting Operations • Clear the area of unnecessary equipment ……………………………………………..4 Pressure Management .. • Recategorize the Risk .. Verify Crew Training • Pressure Management Operations ……………………………………………………. …………………………………………………………………………….…………………………………. Insure that equipment is adequate • PPE …. Notify the Schlumberger Operations Manager of … • Job conditions ……………………………………………………………………………. __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ Revised: August 29..……………………………………….

…………….. …………….……. …………….. ……………. ……………. ……………. ……………. __________________ • Who will perform the headcount in the muster area ..……………..…………………………………………. ……………..…………… …..……………….. __________________ Personnel Evacuation • Evacuation route is identified ……………………………………………………. Emergency Shut Down • What is the emergency shut down pressure ……………. __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ Revised: August 29..………………………..……….... • Evacuation route is identified …………………………………………………….………………………………………….. • Who will issue the evacuation order ..…….………. • Personnel muster area is identified …. __________________ • FSM ……………………………………………………….……….. …………….... __________________ • Other conditions that could trigger emergency shut down … __________________ • Who will issue the order to shut down ………. ……………. ……………. Line of Command – Phone Numbers • Location Supervisor …… ………………………………….Planning Checklist (Page 2 of 2) Contingency Plans Operational Contingencies • Fluid returns contingencies (diversion) plans are established …. 2001 Page 9 of 20 WS STD-28 Pressure Management Operations . __________________ • Schlumberger Worldwide Hotline Contact USA 281 467 8444 _________________ • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • ……………....… __________________ • Equipment disconnect procedure and responsibilities are defined ….. ………………………………………….……… __________________ Equipment Evacuation • Person that will issue the equipment evacuation order . • Shut in procedure is established ……………. ……………. …………….... …………. • Schlumberger Pumper Isolation procedure is established ……………………………. __________________ • Operations Manager .Pressure Management ...……………..... ……………. • Equipment muster area is identified …..

5 Operations Data Sheet Pressure Management Data Sheet (Page 1 of 2) Customer & Well Customer __________________________ Field ____________________________ Well Name __________________________ Location __________________________ Rig ____________________________ Rig Phone __________________________ Customer Representative (Name & Phone) _____________________________________________________________________ Services Requested Schlumberger Location Supervisor ____________________________________________________________________________ Services requested ________________ Rig Up Distance (From Wellhead) __________ Fluid to be pumped __________________ Schlumberger Connection to Well _____________________________________________________________________________ Well Data and Condition Well History _______________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Recent Kicks ______________________________________________________________________________________________ Present Situation __________________________________________________________________________________________ Mud: Type _________________ Wt _____________ Reserve Mud Type ____________ Reserve Volume _______________ Pressure: Tubing or Drill Pipe __________________________ Annulus ________________________________________________ BOP Stack Pressure Rating ________________ BOP/Kill Line Connection _________________________ Last BOP Test: Date _____________________ Pressure _________________ Pass or Fail _________________________ H2S Present ________________ Concentration _______________________________ Downhole Abnormalities (fish. 2001 Page 10 of 20 WS STD-28 Pressure Management Operations . damage. debris.Hot Line Contact (Name) ________________________________________________ Schlumberger Contractors – Persons in Charge _____________________________________________________________________ Revised: August 29. sand.5. wax) _______________________________________ Drill String or Tubing Data Type _____________ Size ________________ Weight (lb/ft) _______________ Connection ______________ Type _____________ Size ________________ Weight (lb/ft) _______________ Connection ______________ Type _____________ Size ________________ Weight (lb/ft) _______________ Connection ______________ Casing Data Type _____________ Size ________________ Weight (lb/ft) _______________ Shoe Depth ______________ Type _____________ Size ________________ Weight (lb/ft) _______________ Shoe Depth ______________ Type _____________ Size ________________ Weight (lb/ft) _______________ Shoe Depth ______________ Open Hole Data Bit Size ________________ Top ___________________ TD _________________ Other information ______________________________________________________________________________ Location Directions to location ___________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Schlumberger Contractor Company Persons in Charge Contract Driver Company ________________________________ Other__________________________________________________ Treating Iron Rental Company ____________________________ Other__________________________________________________ Emergency Service Phone Numbers Ambulance ____________________________ Fire Service _______________________ Hospital _____________________________ Police-Sheriff __________________________ Other _______________________ Other _______________________________ H2S Safety Equipment Provider _________________________________________________________________________________ Schlumberger Communication Crew Members with Radios _____________________________________________________________________________________ Local Manager (Office) _________________ (Home) _________________ (Mobile) _________________ (Pager) ________________ Schlumberger Wellsite Mobile Phone ______________________________ Crew Member Holding Phone ______________________ Schlumberger Hot Line USA 281 467 8444 . hydrates.

Pressure Management Data Sheet (Page 2 of 2) Job Plan Job Description ____________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Crew Assignments _________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Key Responsibilities Location Supervisor _______________________ Operation of Annular Choke Manifold _________________________________ Returns Pit Monitor _______________________ Other __________________________________________________________ Key Job Parameters Pressure and Rate Expected _______________________________________________________________________________ Pressure and Rate – Limits Schlumberger Equipment ________________________ Trip Settings __________________________ BOP ______________________________ Tubing ______________________________ Casing ____________________________ Others ______________________________ Persons with First Aid Training _______________________________________________________________ Connection to the Well : Schlumberger Connection or Flange Physically Verified Correct Are there threaded connections in customer’s lines? Yes Yes No No On Site Verifications : Are Flammable Fluids Present on Site Is the BOP Test Current Emergency Services on Site: Fire Yes No Yes No Medical H2S Wellsite Diagram Make Note Of : • • • • Rig Up Location Rig Up – Distance from wellhead H2S Detectors – Location Gas Detectors – Location • • • • Evacuation Route(s) – Personnel Muster Area(s) – Personnel Flare and/or Diverter Line Hazards (cranes. 2001 Page 11 of 20 WS STD-28 Pressure Management Operations . flowlines. tanks) • Evacuation Route(s) – Equipment • Muster Area(s) – Equipment • Wind Direction • Revised: August 29.

Code Red or Code Yellow Situations: • Minimum Equipment Rig Up Distance The greater of : • 100 feet from well. 2001 Page 12 of 20 WS STD-28 Pressure Management Operations . To additional pump(s) Chok e • Use caution when approaching the well head.5.6 Rig Up Diagram Code Black Conditions: Approach no closer that 150 feet from the wellhead Code Black Conditions: Rig Up at Least 300 feet from the wellhead. 2” X 1” Valves Rig 2” X 2” Valves Check Valve Flare Line 2” X 2” Control Valve Revised: August 29. or • Outside of Derrick Fall Line.

Hydril.When the risk code is Green: Perform the job being alert to changes that increase risk. as early as possible. oil.When the risk code is Black: Notify management and obtain approval.A sequence of actions designed to control pressure kicks and return the well to normal hydrostatic control. .5. gas.The practice of controlling well pressure. 2001 Page 13 of 20 WS STD-28 Pressure Management Operations . Well Control Equipment .Plan and perform jobs in a manner minimizes risk 6.obtain as much information as possible.ensure that all operating personnel receive Level 1 training on this Standard Operating and Safety Procedure. Well Control . with the formation pressures contained either by well bore hydrostatic pressure (primary) or by mechanical pressure control equipment (secondary). or Code Black.Survey of the job to identify hazards so that risk can be minimized.ensure that the location has at least one person Level 2 trained person available before undertaking a Pressure Management job at Code Yellow. 7. Site Survey . Perform the job being alert to changes that increase risk. . using the approach in this standard. etc.Quantify the level of risk.The person designated in charge of Schlumberger operations on a job location. . or other formation fluid into the well bore.7 Responsibilities Operations Management Responsibilities . Definitions Fall Radius . . flanges. Logistics and Support Personnel Responsibilities . Exemptions Exemptions to this standard require the approval of SDC Management and Technique via the exemption procedure defined in OFS QHSE Standard S10. valves.The horizontal distance from the well head equal to the total height of the rig.When the risk code is Red or Yellow: Notify management and obtain approval. where total height is measured from ground level to the upper most point of the rig.notify line management when the risk code Yellow. . . plugs or packers. The Location Supervisor has overall authority for Schlumberger operations as well as responsibility for communications with the client and with the third parties contracted by Schlumberger. such as BOPs. Rig up at least 300 feet from the wellhead.communicate job information to management and to the Location Supervisor so that jobs can be done with the lowest possible risk. Perform the job being alert to changes that increase risk. Revised: August 29. threaded connections. . or Black.ask questions and seek additional information in order to quantify the level of risk. Code Red. Location Supervisor . Maintaining the well in a state of equilibrium. . Do not allow Schlumberger personnel to approach closer than 150 feet from the wellhead.Equipment used to maintain control of the well. Red. Kick .Unwanted entry of water. Sales. BOP. Well Control Plan . Location Supervisor Responsibilities: . Rig up at least 100 feet from the wellhead.

Careful not to miss important details he uses the Pressure Management Data Sheet and the Pressure Management Planning Checklist. There is no mud engineer on site. and the Risk Code Table.Arriving on location GSS Harold Smith surveys the situation.900 psi on the annulus and 3700 psi on the drill pipe. Sam phones the dispatcher.500 psi down the drillpipe. the phone is not answered. In spite of repeated attempts.000 psi. the Preparation Questionnaire. The well has taken a kick and is shut in with the bit near bottom. the rear of the Schlumberger pumper would be 75 feet from the wellhead. Billy Wilson.8.Company man Chester Long. There is 3. 4:20 PM . is in a hurry. While there is a clear path to the road. The kill program has been detailed by Chester using templates from a well control school. Harold has been to a well control school. receives the call. The rig crew has just finished mixing 200 bbl of 15 lb per gallon kill mud. depart for the jobsite. rated at 5. He learns that the BOPs. Sam makes a call to the drilling rig office. including Standard Operating and Safety Procedures for Pressure Management Operations (this Standard Operating and Safety Procedures) 4:00 PM . and contacts Operations Manager. “Rig up and get on with it” advises Chester. Example One The People: Sales Engineer Schlumberger Operations Manager Area Asset Manager Schlumberger Location Supervisor Company Man : Sam Speaker : Billy Wilson : Phil Thompson : Harold Smith . and his assistant’s QHSE training is up to date. 3:00 PM . and a double pump cementer carrying 120 feet of treating iron. Sam Speaker. “I want to be cementing casing by this time tomorrow. The largest independent oil operator in the area needs a pump unit to help kill a well being drilled 35 miles south west of the district shop.GSS : Chester Long The Story: It’s 2:30 PM on Friday when District Sales Engineer. ~~~ ~~~ Use the Condition Questionnaire. seeking more information. telling him that a Pressure Management job is unfolding.Billy Wilson contacts Schlumberger Area Asset Manager Phil Thompson advising that a Pressure Management job is being mobilized and that details will follow. 2:35 PM .” Chester requests that Schlumberger pump kill mud at 20 bpm and 4. ~~~ Stop here. Determine the Risk Code for this job – as it has unfolded so far. 2001 Page 14 of 20 WS STD-28 Pressure Management Operations . ~~~ Revised: August 29. one assistant. proposes a location for the Schlumberger Pumper adjacent to the rig fuel tanks.GSS Harold Smith. well known in the area for fast drilling times. are in top shape and were tested just yesterday.

Harold’s Initial Risk Assessment Conditions Questionnaire Item Code Black Hazards Is there fire at the wellhead? Will the wellhead pressure exceed the BOP or wellhead rating? Is there airborne H2S at concentration greater than 10 ppm? With pressure at surface is the BOP or wellhead rating unknown? Is the well out of control? Is there a leak of oil or gas from the well? Is the well under hydrostatic control? Is the surface pressure between 70% and 100% of BOP rating? Is there a surface leak on the wellhead. BOP. 2001 Page 15 of 20 WS STD-28 Pressure Management Operations . or casing? Has the well recently taken a kick? Is the BOP test current? Does the customer have a well control plan? Is there H2S on this well? Is the evacuation route clear and unobstructed? Is the rig up too close to the well head? Is the rig up area up wind from the well? A No No No No No No Yes No No No Yes Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No Yes No Hazard Level B C Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Preparation Questionnaire Item Is there is an adequate quantity of treating iron? Does the rig up conform to Pressure Pumping and Location Safety Standard Operating and Safety Procedures? Are there threaded connections in the customer’s line? Is the Schlumberger Location Supervisor named? Is the customer representative clearly established? Are the communication channels clearly established? Is communication equipment available? Is there adequate HHP to meet the job requirements? Are contingency plans defined (see check list)? Is a Level 2 – Pressure Management trained employee available? Are all crew members trained at Level 1 .Example One .Pressure Management? Is the PPE available and in working condition? Are emergency Services identified? Are there radioactive sources on the Schlumberger equipment? Has management provided information about the customer’s safety management system & emergency plans? Preparation Level 1 2 3 Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No Yes No Revised: August 29.

Example One . 2001 Page 16 of 20 WS STD-28 Pressure Management Operations .Harold's Initial Risk Assessment Risk Code Table C Black Condition Level B Yellow Red A Green 1 2 3 Preparation Level Revised: August 29.

Approval to rig up has been granted. I’ll rig up on the shoulder of the access road. 5.Harold has already assessed the Risk for this job and says “According to the Schlumberger system this is a Code Red Situation. 4:35 PM .000 psi stack with 4. Example … continued . 4:25 PM . In a Code Red Situation I need to be at least 100 feet from the wellhead. I will request more treating iron. to get the necessary rate. and. In order to drop to Code Yellow I need a second pumper with more treating iron. 2001 Page 17 of 20 WS STD-28 Pressure Management Operations .Billy Wilson calls Schlumberger Area ASSET Manager Phil Thompson to tell him that the Pressure Management Job is a Code Yellow. “ Billy dispatches a second pumper with iron on board. I am obliged to inform my management. second pumper.Harold makes the call to Billy Wilson. That will put my people and equipment just over 150 feet from the well head.Example . “we are in a Code Red situation here. Billy and Harold agree that the situation is now Code Yellow and that the job can go ahead.100 psi on the annulus.Harold’s Second Risk Assessment Risk Code Table C Black Condition Level B Yellow Red A Green 1 2 3 Preparation Level Revised: August 29. “Billy”. Until the job is completed Harold will call in periodically. Billy agrees to call again if the situation becomes Code Red. advising if or if not the situation code has changed. Chester agrees.The Story – Continued 4:21 PM . Rigging up there will change my situation to Code Yellow. he says.” After some discussion. Billy grants approval. I’ll need their approval to rig up.

continued .. BOP. or casing? Has the well recently taken a kick? Is the BOP test current? Does the customer have a well control plan? Is there H2S on this well? Is the evacuation route clear and unobstructed? Is the rig up too close to the well head? Is the rig up area up wind from the well? A Hazard Level B C Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No Yes No No No No No No No Yes No No No Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Preparation Questionnaire Item Is there is an adequate quantity of treating iron? Does the rig up conform to Pressure Pumping and Location Safety Standard Operating and Safety Procedures? Are there threaded connections in the customer’s line? Is the Schlumberger Location Supervisor named? Is the customer representative clearly established? Are the communication channels clearly established? Is communication equipment available? Is there adequate HHP to meet the job requirements? Are contingency plans defined (see check list)? Is a Level 2 – Pressure Management trained employee available? Are all crew members trained at Level 1 . 2001 Page 18 of 20 WS STD-28 Pressure Management Operations .Harold's Second Risk Assessment Conditions Questionnaire Item Code Black Hazards Is there fire at the wellhead? Will the wellhead pressure exceed the BOP or wellhead rating? Is there airborne H2S at concentration greater than 10 ppm? With pressure at surface is the BOP or wellhead rating unknown? Is the well out of control? Is there a leak of oil or gas from the well? Is the well under hydrostatic control? Is the surface pressure between 70% and 100% of BOP rating? Is there a surface leak on the wellhead.Example .Pressure Management? Is the PPE available and in working condition? Are emergency Services identified? Are there radioactive sources on the Schlumberger equipment? Has management provided information about the customer’s safety management system & emergency plans? Preparation Level 1 2 3 Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No Yes No Revised: August 29..

The second double pump cementer and the needed treating iron arrive on location. Chester confirms his kill program pressure predictions and goes over the assignment of the rig crew. Harold visits the rig floor only once. without incident. 9:00 PM . 5:30 PM .Chester and the entire rig crew are present as Harold holds and information packed tailgate meeting. Contingency and emergency plans are discussed until Harold is sure everyone understands. witnessing the connection of the Schlumberger treating line to the standpipe manifold.The Story – Continued 4:45 PM . Revised: August 29. 6:00 PM .Harold and assistant begin rigging up.The kill program is completed. 2001 Page 19 of 20 WS STD-28 Pressure Management Operations . the rig pumps take over at a normal circulating pressure.Example .The kill program begins. Harold uses the Pressure Management Operations Checklist as a guide during the meeting. 6:45 PM .

Revised: August 29. Any paper version of this Standard is uncontrolled and should be compared with the source document at time of use to ensure it is up-to-date. 2001 Page 20 of 20 WS STD-28 Pressure Management Operations .Revision History Revision: G Effective Date: April 2001 Modifications Prepared by : Well Services Operations Support Latest revision approved by: Warning: The controlled source document of this Standard is stored on the Schlumberger OFS QHSE WWW homepage.

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