Any operations start-up has a degree of risk associated with the first time it is done at the rig site. Whether it be the first time the crew has ever been together to do a reasonably routine operation or the first time the operation has been attempted by a cohesive team which has been together for multiple campaigns. There is usually a high degree of visibility and attention paid to the first operation and many eyes on the task can ensure the attention of all involved, but similarly adds pressure to the team executing operations. If you are considering doing something new to optimize operations here are some of the lessons we have learned:
Adrilltech have spent the last 10 years implementing continuous circulation technologies for 15 different operators on many different rigs, this is a quick summary of our lessons learned, can you share more?
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