About the App
The Oil Rig Safety Checklist app allows you to conduct a thorough inspection of your oil rig. Capture photos, videos, and other pertinent data and upload it safely to the cloud for further analysis. This app is fully customizable to fit your specific inspection needs, and works offline in case of low/no internet signal.
Drilling/Service Company Address
OSHA Inspection #
Number of Employees on Site
Number of Employees Total
Depth of Well
Days on Location
Ton Miles Logged
Other Employers on Site
Date of Inspection
Time of Inspection
Type of Inspection
Type of servicing operation conducted
Special Services encompasses Wireline, Stripping & Snubbing, Drill Stem Testing, Acidizing, Fracturing, Hot Oil, Cementing, Gas Air or Mist Drilling, Coring, Coiled Tubing, Hot Tapping and Freezing and Hotwork Operations. Requirements set forth in Sections 1-19 will also apply to this section.
A) SPECIAL SERVICES
1 Pre-job Safety Meeting Held
2 Fire Extinguishers in accessible locations
3 Service unit located upwind of wellhead
4 Emergency escape air pack available
5 Emergency escape air pack charged and ready for use.
6 Personnel not permitted between wireline and wellhead when wireline operating.
7 Open ended flow line secured to the wellhead, at the end of the line and at intermediate locations.
8 Lubricators, Swages and Unions inspected for defects prior to use.
9 Lubricator equipment, swages, unions and valves pressure tested to max. anticipated pressure.
10 Lubricator equipped with 1 or more bleed valves.
11 Valves and gauges checked to determine if pressure is present in lubricator before removal.
12 Essential personnel only allowed near pressurized lubricators, flow lines and well head
13 Lubricator bleed valves cycled after pressure removed
14 Service unit engines equipped with an emergency shutdown device
15 Welding operations not conducted near wellhead
16 Discharge lines not place under mobile equipment.
17 Pressure fittings, unions & coupling threads, both internal and external, inspected prior to use and in good condition.
B) WIRELINE SERVICE, SWABBING
1 Wireline unit located as far away as possible from fracturing and/or hot oil units
2 Wireline units, vehicles, portable houses placed outside the guywires of well service units.
3 Mobile, portable or skid-mounted wireline service units chocked or secured to prevent movement.
4 Gin pole attached to wellhead or Christmas tree with chain & ratchet load binder or equiv
5 Rope & Blocks of the correct size & strength
6 Rope inspected at beginning of the job.
7 Blocks inspected at the beginning of the job
8 Lower wireline sheave secured
9 Splices not used in the entire length of rope
10 Periodic (NTE 12 mo) drill, visual and pressure test of all sections on the lubricator
11 Wireline BOP tested in open and closed positioned
12 High pressure lubricators have 2 or more bleed valves installed
12a Minimum equipment available
13 High pressure lubricators, stuffing boxes, valves, connections and adapters inspected at intervals NTE 12 mo
14 Lubricator sections marked with permanent serial number
15 Non-essential engines, motors, and other sources of ignition are shut down during swabbing operations
16 Swabbing operations conducted during daylight hours
16a Swabbing unit placed upwind from the wellbore, tanks & pits
17 Hydrostatic bailers secured prior to dumping.
C) STRIPPING AND SNUBBING
1 Emergency escape line rigged and available for each person on snubbing unit
1a Only the minimum number of employees allowed in basket
1b Employees provided and using proper protective equipment
2 Gasoline engines and other sources of ignition kept 100+ ft away
3 Snubbing work platform guyed, unless otherwise supported
4 Pumps, power packs, tool boxes, doghouses, etc located away from flow and/or bleed-off lines
5 Pump units located so snubbing operator can see pump operator
6 Well pressure monitored at all times 7 Backpressure valve or blanking plug installed
7 Backpressure valve or blanking plug installed in pipe string (Min 1)
8 Snubbing operations not conducted at same time as welding operations in the vicinity
9 Approved packer/drill string design used during snubbing.
10 Snubbing operations conducted during daylight hours only
D) DRILL STEM TESTING
1 Engines located 100+ ft from wellhead
2 Engines located within 100 ft not operated or equipped with heat & spark arresting system
3 Unauthorized personnel kept clear of area
4 Safety valve and wrench readily available
5 Casing fluid volume monitored
6 Rig floor attended at all times
E) ACIDIZING, FRACTURING & HOT OIL OPS
1 Trucks & Tanks located 100 ft min from wellhead
2 Check valve installed on lines from pumping equipment to wellhead
3 Blending equipment grounded
4 Sand unloading equipment bonded to blending machine
5 Unauthorized personnel kept clear of area
6 Pre-treatment pressure test of pump ad discharge lines conducted.
7 Pump operators at controls while pumps in operation
8 Frac Tanks grounded
9 Frac Tanks equipped with internal anti-static build-up devices
F) CEMENTING OPERATIONS
1 Unauthorized personnel kept clear of area
2 Pump & discharge lines tested prior to starting job
3 Pump operators at controls while pumps in operation
G) GAS, AIR, or MIST DRILLING OPERATIONS
1 Personnel trained in the use of emergency shutoff, blowout preventer and fire fighting equipment
2 Personnel familiar with air/gas supply
3 Personnel familiar with circulating system
4 Compressors located 100 ft away from wellbore
5 Compressors visible from drillerÕs position
Compressors equipped with...
6a Pressure relief valves
6b Discharge temperature and pressure gauges
6c Engine governors
6d Engine shut off valves
7 Drilling engines equipped with kill switches
8 Kill switches mounted near drillerÕs console
9 Compressor discharge lines equipped with check valve and block valve.
10 Blooey line used
10a Blooey and bleed-off lines 150 ft minimum
11 Blooey and bleed-off lines securely anchored
11a Pilot light used earthline 123 Main St My City, My State, 12345 Oil and Gas Rig Inspection: Special Services Date: 11/03/2015 Submitted by kat engels at 11/03/2015 20:58 UTC, captured at 11/03/2015 20:57 UTC
12 Full-opening, quick closing valve installed on Kelly
13 Two valves installed on standpipe accessible from rig floor and ground level.
14 Shutoff valve installed on main feeder, 150 ft from the well head (Gas only)
15 (GAS Only) Spinning rope used instead of chain
16 Unauthorized personnel kept clear of area
17 Float valves inspected each time bit pulled out
18 Fuel and Oil storage tanks 50 ft min from compressor
19 LPG supply lines equipped with shut off valves at storage tanks and engines
20 Master safety valve located on main fuel line
21 One 150# Class BC dry chem
22 Circulating head stripper rubber inspected each tour
23 Pipe connections from wellbore leak free
24 Well killing material and equipment on site and operational before drilling commences
25 Rig substructure adequately ventilated
26 Generator houses, bunk houses, and change houses kept 100+ ft from well bore
27 Automobiles parked GT 100 ft from the wellbore
28 Rig engines equipped with heat and spark arresting systems
29 Gas or gasoline fueled engine equipped with low tension ignition system
30 Other possible ignition sources permitted in designated areas only
H) HOT TAPPING & FREEZING OPERATIONS
1 Performed under the direct supervision of a qualified person
2 Hot tapping equipment pressure tested after rig-up
3 Frozen plugs allowed to thaw
4 Frozen plugs tested by staged reduction in pressure
5 Equipment suitable for an H2S environment
6 Rated working pressure exceeds anticipated pressures
I) CORING OPERATIONS
1 H2S precautions implemented prior to pulling cores
2 Positive pressure/pressure demand breathing apparatus with full face piece used while working in areas where atmospheric concentrations exceed 10 ppm (H2S) or 2 ppm (SO2)
3 H2S monitoring equipment available to check core barrel
4 Proper storage and transportation of H2S containing samples
5 Proper storage and transportation of H2S containing samples
J) CONTINUOUS REELED (COILED) TUBING OPS
1 Proper material of tubing used in H2S environment
2 Coiled tubing unit placed upwind from the well
3 Reel unit and its conveyance should be adequately secured from movement
4 Flanged type connection used on bottom connection of the coiled tubing BOP
5 Dedicated pump cross and a 2nd set of tubing ram preventers located below the pump cross
K) WELL EVALUATION AND TESTING OPERATIONS
1 Performed with the minimum number of employees
2 Produced gases vented and/or flared to ensure personal safety
3 Gases from stored test fluids safely vented
4 Proper storage and transportation of H2S containing samples
5 H2S monitoring devices available and in use
6 Only H2S qualified personnel permitted