Field Trash2007

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Field Trash2007

  1. 1. COMPOSITE CATALOG OF OIL FIELD TRASH 2007 EDITION Published by: Warren Hubler, CSP Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Co. 21 February 2008 y
  2. 2. OBJECTIVES 1. Illustrate examples of Oil Field Trash 2. Describe a method for energizing the 2 D ib th d f i i th workforce in identifying unsafe tools and equipment 3. Eliminate 3 Eli i t Oil Field Trash Fi ld T h 4. Create a safer work environment for all
  3. 3. VOLUMES / CATEGORIES 1. Homemade Lifting Devices 2. Homemade or Modified Tools & Equipment 3. Rigging Tools and Attachment Points 4. Electrical Devices and Wiring 5. 5 Low Pressure & High Pressure Fittings 6. Inadequate Repairs q p
  4. 4. VOL. VOL 1 – LIFTING DEVICES
  5. 5. VOL. VOL 1 – LIFTING DEVICES Third party homemade lifting device used to pick up and move equipment on location
  6. 6. VOL. VOL 1 – LIFTING DEVICES Homemade lift cap for a 12 ¼ bit. (Weighing 440 Lbs)
  7. 7. VOL. VOL 1 – LIFTING DEVICES Third party homemade lift cap.
  8. 8. VOL. VOL 1 – LIFTING DEVICES Homemade lift cap constructed from old drill collar pin.
  9. 9. VOL. VOL 1 – LIFTING DEVICES Homemade lift cap / p p pump in sub?
  10. 10. VOL. VOL 1 – LIFTING DEVICES Third party homemade lift cap for picking up fishing tools
  11. 11. VOL. VOL 1 – LIFTING DEVICES Third party homemade lift cap consisting of a BOP ring welded to a drill collar pin.
  12. 12. VOL. VOL 1 – LIFTING DEVICES Homemade lifting device for picking up a casing drilling bit bit. Weldable links? Side loaded links?
  13. 13. VOL. VOL 1 – LIFTING DEVICES Third party homemade lifting devices. devices
  14. 14. VOL. VOL 1 – LIFTING DEVICES Third party homemade lift cap used for picking up fishing tools.
  15. 15. VOL. VOL 1 – LIFTING DEVICES Homemade lifting device for wire-line sheave. Piece of cold roll steel welded to a piece of 2 ¼ inch flat steel with holes flame cut for the lifting pins to go through. Nut welded to the pins tied onto sheave
  16. 16. VOL. VOL 1 – LIFTING DEVICES Homemade lifting devices for a casing power tong tong. (Weighing 1350 lbs)
  17. 17. VOL. VOL 2 –TOOLS / EQUIPMENT TOOLS
  18. 18. VOL. VOL 2 –TOOLS / EQUIPMENT TOOLS Modified wrenches or wrench extension. Cost ($) to make vs. vs cost to buy a new one ?
  19. 19. VOL. VOL 2 –TOOLS / EQUIPMENT TOOLS Homemade sledge h l d hammer Metal bar welded into recycled hammer head
  20. 20. VOL. VOL 2 –TOOLS / EQUIPMENT TOOLS Homemade shop h H d h hammer using hi h t i high tensile di il dies OEM Shop Hammer Flat/Steel Face
  21. 21. VOL. VOL 2 –TOOLS / EQUIPMENT TOOLS Homemade H d adapter. ½ in nipple welded t i l ld d to a 3/8 in nipple with a quick ith i k connection in one end and d d crowsfoot on the other end th d
  22. 22. VOL. VOL 2 –TOOLS / EQUIPMENT TOOLS Homemade socket & wrench set Permanently set. welded adaptors and extensions
  23. 23. VOL. VOL 2 –TOOLS / EQUIPMENT TOOLS Third party homemade vs purpose built work vs. basket and lifting slings
  24. 24. VOL. VOL 3 – RIGGING EQPT
  25. 25. VOL. VOL 3 – RIGGING EQPT Third party wire-line sheave keeper p p pin too small and wrapped with pp electrical tape. p
  26. 26. VOL. VOL 3 – RIGGING EQPT Excessive wear on J-Bar connection on third party lay- p y y down machine. Dropped tubulars Fatality prevented.
  27. 27. VOL. VOL 3 – RIGGING EQPT Excessive wear on J- ¼ - ½ inch Bar connection on third party lay- down machine.
  28. 28. VOL. VOL 3 – RIGGING EQPT BTA shackle with non-OEM bolt and nut
  29. 29. VOL. VOL 3 – RIGGING EQPT 5/16” chain that has been braised welded on a damaged chain link. Tag voided !
  30. 30. VOL. VOL 3 – RIGGING EQPT Knot found on third party winch truck
  31. 31. VOL. VOL 3 – RIGGING EQPT Homemade braided OKIE eyes on slings
  32. 32. VOL. VOL 4 – ELECTRICAL DEVICES
  33. 33. VOL. VOL 4 – ELECTRICAL DEVICES Inadequate battery charging. … Super Heavy Duty
  34. 34. VOL. VOL 4 – ELECTRICAL DEVICES Inadequate wiring. No plug. Wires inserted directly to the socket. socket
  35. 35. VOL. VOL 5 – LP/HP FITTINGS
  36. 36. VOL. VOL 5 – LP/HP FITTINGS Improper red rubber water hose for diesel supply line. Hose also held in place with worm gear clamps. Spill imminent!
  37. 37. VOL. VOL 5 – LP/HP FITTINGS Side entry pump- in b ith i sub with LP threaded LP nipple and HP i l d hammer union Pressure rating: Unknown!
  38. 38. VOL. VOL 5 – LP/HP FITTINGS Homemade swedges for cementing casing
  39. 39. VOL. VOL 6 – INADEQUATE REPAIR
  40. 40. VOL. VOL 6 – INADEQUATE REPAIR Hose clamp used to secure segment of PS- 15 spring loaded p g drill pipe slips. Inadequate repair!
  41. 41. VOL. VOL 6 – INADEQUATE REPAIR P Tank Lad Safe P-Tank Lad-Safe mounted with electrical tape! Dropped object. False sense of personal security
  42. 42. VOL. VOL 6 – INADEQUATE REPAIR Thread p protectors used for pp pipe chocks.
  43. 43. VOL. VOL 6 – INADEQUATE REPAIR Rope and ?.. Inadequate q drill pipe stop on the p pipe racks.
  44. 44. VOL. VOL 6 – INADEQUATE REPAIR Third party casing slips g p equipped with knotted ropes for handles.
  45. 45. VOL. VOL 6 – INADEQUATE REPAIR Piece of wire used to secure the spinner handles onto the valve stem. OSHA i j ! injury!
  46. 46. CONCLUSIONS • Oil Field Trash is epidemic across the industry • Elimination is essential • E l Employee i involvement i k l t is key • Recognize and reward involvement • Publish examples to energize the crews • Good people using good tools and equipment will p q p produce g good results
  47. 47. What’s in your y parts house?

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