Alert 02 – 43 Drill Collar Back Out of Lift Sub


While preparing to lay down the bottom hole collar, the crew was attempting to breakout the bit. The lift sub backed out of the drill collar allowing the drill collar to fall. The drill collar fell off the rig floor striking the windwall on the drillers side of the “V-Door”. The drill collar came to rest with the box end sticking in the ground and the bit at rest against the substructure near the “V-Door”. There were no injuries.

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