Geology, geography and global energy

Scientific and Technical Journal

Safety during the operation handling equipment drilling rig

2014. №3, pp. 87-89

Dzhalmukhambetov Abay I. - Student, Astrakhan State Technical University, 16 Tatishchev st., Astrakhan, 414056, Russian Federation

Alyautdinova Juliya A. - C.Sc. in Technical Senior Lecturer, Astrakhan State Technical University, 16 Tatishchev st., Astrakhan, 414056, Russian Federation,

The article gives the data on the oil and oil-products market development. It considers structure features of drilling rig weight handling system. There are some possible causes of accidents by the lifting equipment exploitation on the offshore platforms and also an example of an accident that happened on the drilling station. The article suggests one of the accident prevention solutions, to be exact, rig’s metal structures mandatory examination. Positive aspects of using non-destructive testing methods and need for compliance with mandatory rules of preparation for the inspection are highlighted. Implementation of all above-listed actions allows increasing operation life of the rig and decreasing industrial injuries of maintenance staff.

Key words: нефть, подъемно-транспортная система, морская буровая установка, неразрушающий метод контроля, безопасность, дефекты в металлических конструкциях, авария, колонна, эксплуатация, бурильная труба, oil, handling equipment, Sea Exploration Drilling Rig, nonde