Spotting Fluids to Free Stuck Pipe

If the pipe becomes stuck, and pulling and working the string has failed to free the pipe, spotting fluids should be used around the stuck part of the string, in an attempt to eliminate the root cause …

Jarring Stuck Pipe

The pipe shall be immediately worked and jarred in the opposite direction to that when it became stuck. That is, if stuck when POOH jar down, if stuck when drilling or RIH jar up.

Notes:  Pipe…

Pulling Stuck Pipe

Prior to pulling stuck drill pipe or stuck casing, carry out the following preparations:

1. Ensure that all surface pulling equipment is in good working condition. Do not exceed the maximum allowable…

Effective Pull On Stuck Pipe

The first actions taken when the drillstring becomes stuck have a great influence on the chance of success. The information detailed belowl give guidance to the correct early response when the pipe…

Freeing Differentially Stuck Pipe

The pipe shall immediately be pulled to the maximum safe pull specified for the assembly and jarring shall commence.

If pulling and jarring are not immediately successful, the pipe shall be slugged…

Jarring precautions

Heavy pulling and jarring shall be carried out using the top drive/ kelly on the string. On those rare occasions where this is not possible, the elevator latch shall be secured by means of a rope or…