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Paper presented at the SPE/IADC Drilling Conference, February 27–March 1, 2001
Paper Number: SPE-67808-MS
... and about 600 m of riser. The top drive felt and passed through the rotary table and, some other parts (bails, balls back-up wrench, elevator, riser running tool and few other metal debris) felt on the seabed with the BOP and the riser.The vessel returned to Cape Town for repair, inspections and preparation...
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Paper presented at the SPE International Conference and Exhibition on Health, Safety, Security, Environment, and Social Responsibility, April 16–18, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-190688-MS
... drilling rigs, the workers are always at risk of developing musculoskeletal disorders and BACK INJURIES accounts for a major proportion of these disorders. BACK INJURIES usually end up with CHRONIC BACK PAIN . ❑ Either back pain may occur as a new case or a pre-existing case may worsen due...
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Paper presented at the Offshore South East Asia Show, February 26–29, 1980
Paper Number: SPE-8855-MS
... of the impact wrench depresses the spring-loaded locking plate when the wrench socket is installed on the actuating screw head. When the locking plate is depressed, the actuating screw may be made up. Removing the impact wrench permits the locking plate to spring back and trap the hexagonal actuating screw head...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, October 3–5, 2022
Paper Number: SPE-210368-MS
... and weight to slips drilling connections, getting back to bottom, drilling down the stand, and picking up off bottom. The tripping automation sequences coordinated all necessary machine activity for automated tripping in and out of the hole. The most important result from the first nine wells the rig drilled...
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Paper presented at the Offshore South East Asia Show, February 9–12, 1982
Paper Number: SPE-10487-MS
... Convention. Jakarta. 1975, pp 165-179. R.T. and Makki AC. "Structural Geology of the Central Sumatra Back Arc Basin" 10th Annual I.P.A. Convention, Jakarta, 1981. T.P. "Petroleum Traps Associated with Wrench FaUlts" Am. Ass. Petro Geol. Bull., V.58, nO 7, 1974, pp 1290-1304. ELJ .. . . . . . . . . BASEMENT...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 24–27, 2013
Paper Number: ASSE-13-505
... the work of two, exclaimed, "Two? That's all?" Yet insistently high expectations of improvement still come hand-in-glove with high pace and seemingly not enough support. The understandable default for many leaders is to ramp up, go faster, and attempt to carry too many items in their arms, where, often...
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Paper presented at the SPE/IADC Drilling Conference, March 15–18, 1987
Paper Number: SPE-16065-MS
... a stand up to 20 feet above the rig floor. In addition, the torque wrench 1 ower jaw can handle up to 30,000 foot-pounds of torque while backing up the string as the Top Drive motor makes the stand up. Handling Singles While the Pipe Handling Machine is not designed to hoist singles, the torque wrench...
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J Pet Technol 71 (03): 44–48.
Paper Number: SPE-0319-0044-JPT
Published: 01 March 2019
... Union pioneered horizontal wells in the late 1960s only to turn its back on furthering the development of the practice in favor of vertical wells that were easier and faster to drill. But the mantle was picked up by Jacques Bosio, a drilling engineer with French oil com- pany Elf Aquitaine, which needed...
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Paper presented at the IADC/SPE Drilling Conference, February 18–21, 1992
Paper Number: SPE-23893-MS
... door is opened at the same time as the power tong door (17, 18 and 19). Now, the machine is moved back to its resting position (20). All components are set back to the waiting status during the reverse movement, so that the machine is ready to make up the next connection, as soon as the handling system...
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Paper presented at the SPE Unconventional Gas Recovery Symposium, May 16–18, 1982
Paper Number: SPE-10794-MS
... N. Central Expwy., Dallas, TX 75206. Abstract Current estimates of gas in place in the Devonian Shales of the Appalachian Basin range up to 2,500 TCF. For the most part, the majority of this resource is tied up in the shale matrix and the source and reservoir of this gas is the same as the low...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 2–5, 1976
Paper Number: OTC-2527-MS
... closed circuit television cameras, any four of which can be monitored simultaneously. To assist in lineup and acquisition, the end effectors are self-aligning. The work tool that maintains SPS valves generates up to 60,000 foot- pounds of back-out torque and 15,000 foot-pounds of make-up torque...
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Paper presented at the CORROSION 2014, March 9–13, 2014
Paper Number: NACE-2014-3787
...). This was performed to establish localised stress levels present from original connection make-up followed by superimposition of various service loads to determine the nature of their influence. Environmental Analysis Samples of aged thread dope material recovered from mill-wrench thread surfaces were subjected...
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Paper presented at the IADC/SPE Drilling Conference, February 20–23, 1983
Paper Number: SPE-11403-MS
.... The torque wrench remotely breaks it loose, and the elevator hoists it to the racking position in a conventional manner. Similarly, when going into the hole, a bridge can be drilled through without stopping to pick up the swi ve 1 and kelly and 1 ayi ng them back down once the tight spot has been passed...
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Paper presented at the SPE International Conference on Health, Safety, and Environment in Oil and Gas Exploration and Production, March 29–31, 2004
Paper Number: SPE-86626-MS
.... We have the opportunity today to prevent a legacy of illnesses that future generations may refer to as ‘driller's neck’, ‘floorman's elbow’ or ‘roughneck's back’. Elimination of the conditions that cause serious injuries due to repeated trauma is possible through the application of Human Factors...
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Paper presented at the Permian Basin Oil and Gas Recovery Conference, March 18–20, 1992
Paper Number: SPE-23981-MS
... manufactured lift sub through the anti-backoff device and make-up to strap wrench tight position. Two lift subs per tubing section are used to facilitate lowering and raising of the tubing string. The second lift sub is cycled back to the Vdoor while the first sub is being used to lower the tubing string...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 7–9, 1984
Paper Number: OTC-4663-MS
.... Further improvements to the spring design will result in an overall ..service life beyond 200 hours. Both the impact wrench and the propeller cleaning brush functioned adequately during laboratory and diver tests. The impact wrench was capable of pro- viding up to 1,100 ft-lb of torque in 8 seconds...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 7–10, 1990
Paper Number: OTC-6353-MS
... picked the Utility Interface Tool up bringing the Blanking plug with it. The tool is rotated 180 degrees to the orientation as shown. Figure no. 17 shows that the ROV has reached down and grabbed a buoyant rope and opened the Protective Cover. At this time the wrench sealant repair operations by ROV...
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Paper presented at the 2006 SEG Annual Meeting, October 1–6, 2006
Paper Number: SEG-2006-1143
... accumulation with a long production history dating back to the 1960s. In the study area, twenty-five wells have been drilled before 1996, with approximately fifty wells drilled between 1996 and 2003, when new completion techniques and an increase in gas prices made this resource more economical. The reservoir...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 1–4, 1989
Paper Number: OTC-6044-MS
.../Torque Pins are seen coming slightly out of the back of their guide bores. At this time the Alignment/Torque Pins have provided the basic guidance for the wrench. The Hydraulic Stab Sub seals are not yet engaging their bores. The torque wrench has not en~a~ed the square stem on the profile...
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Paper presented at the 2000 SEG Annual Meeting, August 6–11, 2000
Paper Number: SEG-2000-2482
... and subsequent to plate break-up it is important to have the ability to restore the plates to their paleo-locations at the onset of drift. This can be done reliably back to ~80Ma. Prior to that time, ~80 Ma to ~130 Ma, no geomagnetic reversals occurred and thus no magnetic isochrones can be delineated...

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