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Liner Hanger Checklist From Baker Hughes

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This is a minimal checklist to be made at the well site to ensure the equipment is correct, not damaged in shipment, and that all necessary tools have been received at the well site.  You are making the final check.  Do not assume all things are correct.  Make all checks physically possible to ensure the success of the job.

  1. Physically check and record drill pipe (tech-fact S/2 pg.10) size            weight          grade            thread             ID                
  2. Physically check and record drill pipe (2 nd string of pipe)  size            weight            grade             thread               ID
  3.  Check the drilling talley (DP, BHA, + Kelly Dn.)  to ensure TD is where you were told it was!
  4. Number of joints on location                Stands in derrick  
  5. Check with customer and record casing size            weight              grade              thread             ID      
  6. Check with the customer and record intermediate liner size              weight              grade              ID          
  7. Will all equipment being run pass into intermediate casing/casing liner (yes-no)                
  8. Physically check and record liner size              weight              grade              thread              ID              
  9. Did you measure the length of the liner (yes –no) Talley the liner strap (yes–no)
  10. Total number of liner jts on location jts.
  11. Physically check and record hanger size              weight            grade            thread              cone OD
  12. Physically check liner hanger operating mechanism (mechanical hanger) (yes/no)
  13. Look up hanger load capacity and record              lbs.
  14. Physically check hanger shear pins size              total number of pins            pressure to shear pins            psi.
  15. Physically check liner packer shear pins              total number of pins              setting force to shear pins          lbs
  16. Physically check liner tieback extension OD.            ID           collapse              burst             
  17. Physically check setting tool for obstructions (yes –no)
  18. Physically check setting tool thread type (yes/no)
  19. Compatible with customers pipe (yes/no) If not, physically check x-overs needed to run tools(yes–no)
  20. Physically check pump down plug/cementing plugs size (yes/no) Compatible with customers drill pipe (yes/no)
  21. Does plug(s)  fit liner wiper plug(s)  and/or landing collar? (yes/no)
  22. Physically check liner wiper plug/plugs size            ID           
  23. Will plug/plugs pass thru all accessories in liner string (yes/no)
  24. Physically check setting ball size              type (bronze, kirksite, bake-lite, Rogers)
  25. Physically check setting ball in Type II landing collar (yes/no) Ball seat ID      
  26. Physically check x-over bushings or x-over Jts. for compatibility with liner (yes/no)
  27. Physically check landing collar, float collar and shoe for compatibility with liner (yes/no)
  28. Physically check all your equipment for damages (yes/no)
  29. Will RS/polished bore receptacle pack off come back thru ZXP packer and/or liner hanger (see warehouse drawing)  (yes/no)
  30. What is the effective stroke of the packer setting dog sub (Drilling Subs)             ft.
  31. What is the effective stroke of the slick stinger           ft.
  32. What is the effective stroke of the sleeve/pbr pack off            ft.
  33. Physically check plug dropping cementing head and accessories threads  (yes/no) compatible with customers pipe (yes/no)
  34. Physically check lift nipple for proper od (yes/no)
  35. Physically check low torque valve operate freely (yes –no)
  36. Physically check wheel valve (yes/no)
  37. Physically check swivel turns freely (yes/no)
  38. Physically check hammer unions are tight (yes/no)
  39. Physically  check flag sub trigger operation (yes/no)
  40. Physically check ball dropping sub-operation (yes/no)
  41. Physically check T. D. head operation (yes/no) drop/lock handle (yes/no) flapper (yes/no)
  42. Did you install pump down plug (yes/no) if no, inspect  to see if plug(s)  are installed
  43. Physically check the safety bushing for proper threads to liner and drill pipe. (yes/no)
  44. Physically check lift nubbins for proper fit (yes/no)  elevators, (yes/no) slips (yes/no)
  45. How many turbolators or centralizes  is to be used          turbolator od.            are turbolator right hand            left hand         
    (Note: right hand turbolators can release HR running tool and left hand can release 2-RH & C-2 Running tool.)
  46. Was liner pipe drifted (yes/no)  drift size        
  47. Were you on the floor when drill pipe rabbit was dropped (yes/no) retrieved  (yes/no)
  48. Was all the drill pipe , heavy weight , drill collars , x-over subs, jars, etc. to be used, drifted (yes/no)
  49. Give drift OD.          ID.          length    
  50. Was the wear bushing pulled (yes/no)  if no, bushing ID
  51. Did you recommend to thread locking the shoe track (yes/no) was it done (yes/no)
  52. Does drilling mud have LCM (yes/no) lbs per bbl              recommend removing it from the system (yes/no)
  53. Does float shoe or self-filling float equipment operate properly (yes-no)
  54. After picking up hanger assembly was drill pipe wiper rubber installed on drill pipe (yes/no)
  55. Was PalMix installed in the sleeve?            Is the pack-off below the running tool?               
  56. Did “YOU” drop the ball and pump down plug? (yes-no) If no, explain.                                            
  57. Did you make all calculations necessary to achieve a successful job (yes/no)3
  58. Were you on the rig floor when the setting tool was pulled thru table (yes-no)  if no, explain                             
  59. Was setting tool complete when pulled (yes/no) any damage (yes/no) if yes explain
  60. Was service. breaks made at all tool joint connection of setting tool and head assembles (yes/no)
  61. Was shear indicator sheared on rotating dog sub (yes/no)
  62. Was all equipment put back in basket and inv. checked by you and clearly mark for return to the district

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