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  •   green wash at the wellhead (5+ / 0-)
     izzat hydrate ops?
      It was green, and I didn't see the tools, I saw the DDII2 get the tools and go up to the gages, now there's green swirly swirly all around under the skirt, assuming DDIIr1 did it, but no camera view...but strangely it looked as if it was coming out the seam under the skirt 6" down.

    Now DD1 pulling away, all green in area, going up by DD2.
    DD2 at shelf..pulls away and up...

    DD2 at tool basket 152'up.

    Does this rec make my head look fat?

    by KenBee on Sun Sep 19, 2010 at 03:36:56 PM PDT

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    •  DD1 is going to get the milling tool (5+ / 0-)

      I think.

      Someday we'll find out why that is happening. Or maybe we won't.

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      by Burned on Sun Sep 19, 2010 at 03:43:00 PM PDT

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    •  It was coming out from under the skirt. (5+ / 0-)

      "injection ops" is hydrates ops.

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      by Burned on Sun Sep 19, 2010 at 03:45:13 PM PDT

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      •  which rov? (5+ / 0-)
        one was watching, no tools visible, other was at toolbox, getting,maybe, the mill.
        can't tell yet, tool about the right size, plugged in left and right ports.

        so either there was a third rov, haven't seen it, or DD2 was washing without watching, or there was green fluid from the seam, unlikely, but that's the math of it as I saw it.

        right now DD1 is up at 17', there's a light below at wellhead..yep DD2

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        by KenBee on Sun Sep 19, 2010 at 03:54:24 PM PDT

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        •  DD2 went to do the plugging in necessary (5+ / 0-)

          for the injection ops. Had a very nice shot of gauges. Very clear shot. lol. Then returned to wellhead.

          DD1 was under the bell watching.

          Education is too big to fail. Truth is too big to fail. Justice is too big to fail. Peace is too big to fail.

          by Burned on Sun Sep 19, 2010 at 03:57:07 PM PDT

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          •  DD2 milling again (4+ / 0-)
            you were right , what are they doing this for anyway?

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            by KenBee on Sun Sep 19, 2010 at 04:02:19 PM PDT

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          •  milling pretty rough business (4+ / 0-)
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            cotterperson, peraspera, Burned, Yasuragi
            the rov iswiggling, the torqu on this welded on steel pipe stub, and the valve in it are some serious loading for something that is supposed to be safe and under pressure, and in line before the BOP...and here they are wanking it reeeal gud.

            This side's view shows a milled slot , other side, if same pipe was where I claimed was a crack.

            Pulled out, now clearly seen two notches for linkage with input device. No crack. I think.

            Back in, -no permission, no lube- reaming to commence.

            No, access denied, back out..part of the problem is the giant mill toool is hanging down and doesn't want to line up with the port.  Needs more line pressure.or something.

            Bubbles can be seen arising from the well casing perimeter. Even at this focus and resolution..\

            Machine porno.

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            by KenBee on Sun Sep 19, 2010 at 04:13:15 PM PDT

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            •  Loofah Reaming Ops terminated (4+ / 0-)
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              cotterperson, peraspera, Yasuragi, rja
              or maybe not, c'mere boyfriend.

              25 cents to whoever guesses why this is being done.

              This is the 5th or 8th reamjob on this poor valve port, what did it do to deserve this treatment?
               Pay? Beg?

              Oh, must be practice, this well is dead, it's an ex-well.

              They'll back date the work order and bill BP.

              Have at it boyos.

              Don't forget to invoice for the Loofah.

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              by KenBee on Sun Sep 19, 2010 at 04:28:19 PM PDT

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            •  Premature Termination (3+ / 0-)
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              wind has been regained, reaming back on, and for some time now, must be the Mexican herbal supplements..

              Bubbles, a lot, were just coming out of the remamed port.

                I have a guess as to what these ports are: are they ports to the annulus between casing layers where they overlap?

              That might give an indication as to seal integrity and such all, but it better be really important for so many of these  welded and threaded up by puny hoomans, to be sitting there are all vulnerable below the BOP :<

              Somebody better alert the Homeland Security , False Flags Ops , New Jersey that there might be a problem, Al Q might have a deep diving submarine.

              ahh, reaming terminated, pressure washing commenced.

              Smoke 'em if you got 'em.

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              by KenBee on Sun Sep 19, 2010 at 04:46:58 PM PDT

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            •  pressure washing, mucho cloudy, reaming again... (3+ / 0-)
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              can't really see well, but looks like they opened that valve, and black and red clouds coming out..checking DD2: useless, back to DD1.

              looks like valve is on, but angle not good, I thought I saw a valve handle in on position, couldn't tell if it was wash device or wellhead port. (was washer device valve)

              No, it's off, washer rov just looked in close, can see partial blockage in bottom of port, washing going on...

              what are they using to wash that's so full of stuff, red and murky.

              now reaming again with the loofah.

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              by KenBee on Sun Sep 19, 2010 at 04:58:01 PM PDT

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