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Rig Floor, Top Drive System, Drawworks Acceptance Guidelines

Rig Acceptance For Rig Floor Hoisting/Auxiliary Equipment

Purpose of Test

Verify the functionality of the hoisting equipment and the auxiliary equipment on Rig Floor.

Guidelines for Accepting Rig Hoisting / Auxiliary Equipment

  1. Remove Drawworks motor covers and visual check its condition (corrosion, Blowers and intake filters
  2. Function tests for DWA motor
  3. Function tests for DWB motor
  4. Function tests for DWC motor
  5. Function test for air pressure of Drawworks clutch
  6. Function test for mechanical brake
  7. Function test for brake cooling system
  8. Function test for electromagnetic brake
  9. Function test for emergency electro magnetic brake
  10. “Crown-O-Matic” properly installed; setting maintained; checked each tour. Reset after slip/cut drill line
  11. Function test for traveling block limit switch
  12. Check the right cathead max. Pull kg
  13. Check the left cathead max. Pull kg
  14. Catheads smooth, ungrooved, guarded; rope divider in good condition
  15. State overall condition of Sand line
  16. Visual check the Hook Block
  17. Check the Ezy-torque max. pull kg
  18. Check the kelly spinner
  19. Function test for the iron-roughneck
  20. State overall condition for Wire line unit
  21. Check hoist winches certificates
  22. Check the man rider certificates
  23. State the overall condition of casing stabbing board
  24. Weight indicator in good shape & working properly
  25. Record any observations

Rig Floor Acceptance For Rotary Table and Top Drive

Purpose of Test

Verify the functionality of the Rotary Table and Top Drive System

Guidelines for Accepting Rotary Table

  1. Check and record rotation at full speed
  2. Check and record reverse speed
  3. Function test the rotary table brakes
  4. Function test rotary table RPM indicator
  5. Function test rotary table torque indicator

Guidelines for Accepting Top Drive System

  1. Check & record Top drive system rotation at full speed
  2. Check & record Top drive system at reverse speed (full speed)
  3. Function test for Top drive system brakes
  4. Function test for Top drive system RPM indicator
  5. Function test for Top drive system torque indicator
  6. Record max. Amperage
  7. Function test Pipe Handler
  8. Record Pipe handler max. torque
  9. Function test safety interlock devices

Rig Floor Acceptance For Emergency Generator

Purpose of Test

Verify the functionality of the Emergency Generator

Guidelines for Rig Accepting Top Drive System

  1. Simulate a general black-out of main diesel engines and record the time needed for the emergency generator to start up. Record time in sec___________
  2. With the main control panel in OFF position, verify the following users are connected to the emergency control panel and verify if the emergency generator is capable to feed them.
    • Emergency lighting on rig floor
    • Emergency lighting around diesel engine plant
    • Emergency lighting inside SCR
    • Emergency lighting (red lights ) on top of the drilling mast
    • Emergency lighting on other working area
    • Emergency lighting on the escape ways.
    • Emergency lighting on safe breathing areas
    • Electric recharging pump for blowout preventer BOP accumulator
    • Radio Communication system in Company Office
    • Electrical air compressor Unit

Rig Acceptance Check List For Rig Floor

  1. Loudspeaker system is installed that can be heard throughout the working area
  2. Adequate safety signs posted in proper position
  3. Two unobstructed exits from rig floor, not counting the exit leading directly to mud pits
  4. Visual and audible gas alarms properly installed on the rig floor
  5. Adequate number of breathing apparatus with emergency cylinders on rig floor
  6. Bug blowers on rig floor
  7. Doors open outward from rig floor and dog house
  8. Guard rail in place across V-door
  9. Handrails in place; walkways, stairs, gratings and platforms (Platform Rigs) in good condition and unobstructed
  10. Draw-works and rotary drive guarded
  11. Spark arrestors installed onto the cooling air outlets from all motors (Drawworks, TDS Top Drive In Drilling Rig, rotary)
  12. The engage/disengage lever for the auxiliary brake (Elmagco) secured and locked in the engage
  13. position by the use of a padlock
  14. Handles for KellyCocks and stabbing valve in easily accessible place
  15. Anti-slip pads installed around rotary table
  16. Tong body and tong jaws in good condition
  17. Snub line on each tong, not frayed, kinked, worn, or wickered
  18. Tong snub lines properly end terminated (have factory-made eyes)
  19. Mud buckets and line installed and in good condition
  20. Driller’s controls adequately labelled and guarded (Check also Driller Job Descriptions)
  21. Weight indicator or transducer safety tied
  22. Rig motors & mud pumps emergency shutdown switch on driller’s console
  23. Crown stop properly set
  24. Drilling line properly spooled on drum and anchored
  25. Welding in the area of the dead line anchor dies NDT inspected as per API recommendations
  26. Winch line in good condition, not kinked, crushed, cut, worn, bird-caged, or unstranded
  27. Winch line with swivel and safety hook or shackle on end
  28. Air winch foundations, air winch sheaves and clamp fittings are purposely made and NDT inspected within the last 12 months. Safe working load is clearly displayed on each air winch.
  29. Adjustable safety devices available on the winches, which prevent the load line hook from being pulled against the top sheaves or the hook from being lowered too far
  30. Ball valve installed in the main air supply line of each air winch close to the operating control, in order to quickly shut off the air supply in case of a failure of the winch controls
  31. MAASP posted at remote choke control panel
  32. All electrical connections, plugs, receptacles and cords comply with Classification for the area
  33. Proper fit between electrical cables and grommets
  34. Lights with proper sealed coverings free of cracks or breaks, with protections and explosion proof
  35. Eye wash facilities on rig floor, serviced and operable
  36. Fire extinguishers serviced and in place on the rig floor

Rig Acceptance Checklist For Driller’s House

  1. H2S monitoring system present and functioning
  2. H2S low alarm set for 10 ppm; high alarm set for 20 ppm
  3. Gas monitor installed, with low alarm and high alarm
  4. Adequate safety signs posted in proper position
  5. Dog house door free of locking devices
  6. Blowout prevention procedures posted
  7. BOP Remote control panel free of obstruction and accidental operation
  8. Breathing Apparatus available and in good condition in dog house (or rig floor)
  9. First aid kit in good condition present at the rig floor
  10. Spare derrick belt, safety glasses, face shields and other personal protective equipment kept in dog house
  11. Electrical plugs, receptacles, cords, conduit junction boxes comply with electrical code for location
  12. Light protected with covers and explosion proof
  13. Housekeeping acceptable, no accumulations that present a hazard (Oil Rig Hazards)

Rig Acceptance Checklist For Mast or Derrick

  1. Mast has a permanent nameplate attached stating: manufacturer name, model number, serialnumber, hook load capacity with the number of lines, wind load capacity (both with and withoutpipes in the mast), and (if applicable) the recommended guying pattern
  2. Mast ladder extends down to rig floor
  3. Base of ladder clear of obstructions
  4. Mast ladder extends at least 3 feet above each landing platform (including the crown)
  5. Platforms provided at regular intervals on ladder, or climbing assist device provided
  6. Mast girts in good condition
  7. All mast pins in place with safety pins (spring pin type)
  8. Tong counterweight ropes in good condition; Safety line prevents counterweight from dropping
  9. All sheaves, lights, and other fixtures safety-tied
  10. Proper safety slings are installed on all equipment mounted in the mast
  11. Standpipe adequately anchored
  12. Ultrasonic wall thickness inspections on all high-pressure pipe system documented and available
  13. High-pressure mud jumper hoses, rotary hoses and cement hoses have valid certification
  14. Rotary hose safety chained at both ends, (chained to the swivel, not chained to the gooseneck)
  15. Traveling blocks have sheave guards and free of projections
  16. Hang off lines of traveling block are in satisfactory condition
  17. Derrick-board secured and in good condition
  18. Breathing Apparatus with emergency cylinder in derrick-board
  19. Fingers and pads properly pinned and safety chained
  20. Certified inertia reel-type fall arrestor installed above the derrick-board for use by the derrick-man
  21. Safety harness provided and compatible with the inertia reel-type fall arrestor
  22. Geronimo or other escape mechanism installed
  23. Geronimo escape unit is readily accessible to the derrick-man
  24. Guards over the fast line and main cluster sheaves installed to prevent accidental contact with
  25. moving equipment
  26. Top jumper bar on the fast line sheave installed
  27. Crown block platform has no openings large enough for a worker to fall through
  28. If bumper blocks are installed under crown block, they are tied with safety cables and covered with expanded metal or suitable screen or mesh (API RP 54)
  29. Crown block sheaves in good condition and well lubricated
  30. Mast lights have adequately protective covers and explosion proof
  31. All electrical connections, plugs, receptacles, cords etc. are in good condition
  32. The platform stabbing board is fitted with two locking devices independently operated, one operating with the lifting handle at neutral and the other operating when the hoisting system fails
  33. Lock / latch mechanism for the platform is installed for when it is not in motion
  34. Certified inertia reel-type fall arrestor installed above the stabbing board for use by the derrick- man and connected to the mast structure, not connected to the stabbing board support frame
  35. Dedicated safety harness provided at the stabbing board
  36. Closing plates installed at the bottom of the guide rails that are capable of supporting the stubbing board, in the event of any failure preventing to become detached from the track
  37. All the high load areas of stubbing board properly NDT inspected
  38. The board runs in the guide rails; All of the dolly wheels of stubbing board are free to rotate
  39. Handrails are installed onto the stabbing board unit
  40. Geronimo escape line from the mast:
  41. Wire rope size as per manufacturer specifications the worker will touch ground at a safety distance from the escape line anchor point
  42. Escape line touchdown area free of any obstruction or vehicular traffic
  43. Escape line does not impede access to crown stand or pipe racks

Rig Acceptance Checklist For Tongs & Slips

  1. Visual inspection of snub lines & jerk lines; in good condition; properly secured at both ends-three clamps or pressed fittings; clamps on dead end
  2. Jagged ends of wire rope on tong lines cut & taped to prevent injury. No frayed wire rope.
  3. Tongs: body & jaws in good condition; dies harp & keepers in position; handle safety pin
  4. Tong counterweights adequately secured; all weights inside counterweight buckets; counterweights allow overhead clearance
  5. Slips; sharp dies; pins or keepers installed; handles in good shape
  6. Check certificates of last inspection for all items above.

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