THE FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM by variablepitch334

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									THE FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM
Sponsored by Chevron Texaco

DI - 105
Drilling Engineering Association August, 22, 2002 Houston, texas

Principal Investigators:
Preston L. Moore - President, Formation Preservation Inc. Robert D. Grace - President, GSM, Inc. Bobby J. Cudd - President, Otis Pressure Control

Objectives: •Save lives •Protect equipment •Reduce insurance cost •Protect the environment •Reduce operating costs

FIRE SUPPRESSION PUMP

BOP

DRILLING CROSS FSS SPOOL
BRADEN HEAD

FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM

The Fire Suppression System “Could Prevent This”

40 Bbl/min External Source

Test Facility

1 MMcfd

1.2 Bpm - 2 Bbl

References:
Water Sprays Suppress Gas-Well Blowout Fires April 29, 1985 Oil & Gas Journal

References:
Oil Well Fire Control System Patent 4,899,827 February 13, 1990 Douglas Poole

References:
Fire Suppression Apparatus For Well Drilling Patent 5,992,544 November 30, 1999 Formation Preservation Inc.

References:
Fire Suppression System For Well Drilling Patent Pending Cudd, Grace & Moore

Milestones:
• Kick - off Meeting, Jan. 2003 • 6 - months:
Literature search Prototype design Semi-annual meeting

Milestones: (Cont’)
• 1 - year Working prototype Partial mass - flow database Annual meeting

Milestones: (Cont’)
•18 - months
Semi-annual meeting Mass - Flow Correlation Complete / Member Participation

Milestones: (Cont’)
•24 - months
Annual meeting Verification testing of Prototype and mass flow Correlation. Commercialization

Deliverables:
• Kick - off meeting • 6 month reporting meetings • Literature search • Working prototype • Instrumentation

Deliverables: (Cont’)
• Mass flow water/gas ratio

Correlation • Exclusive to members for 5 Years after commerialized. • Otis pressure control to Commerialize

Budget
• 2 - Year Project • YEAR 1, 5 MEMBERS @ 80k • Year 2, 5 members @ 40k • 600k Total Budget

Contact Information
Bob Cudd Otis Pressure Control P.O. Box 787 Woodward, OK 73802 Tel: 580-256-9999 Fax: 580-256-9966 cuddco@pldi.net

YEAR 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 TOTAL

BLOWOUTS 35 17 16 24 18 29 29 15 16 26 16 41 70 63 38 50 45 9 557

SITUS LAND OFFSHORE TOTALS

BLOWOUTS 311 246 557

PD COW $ 63,165,250 $ 1,087,601,543 $ $ 360,055,314 $ 1,775,124,221 $ $ 423,220,564 $ 2,862,725,764 $

BI TOTALS 4,593,186 $ 1,155,359,979 54,694,685 $ 2,189,874,220 59,287,871 $ 3,345,234,199

OPERATIONS ABANDONED COMPLETION DRILLING** PLUGGING PRODUCING SHUT IN WORKOVER UNCLASSIFIED TOTALS

BLOWOUTS 1 11 346 3 25 11 8 152 557

PD $ $ 8,600,000 87,803,771

$ 133,810,000 $ 13,100,000 $ 12,514,548 $ 167,392,245

COW $ 12,114,105 $ 49,882,086 $ 1,687,164,633 $ $ 9,865,400 $ 281,157,854 $ $ 57,408,433 $ 70,663,917 $ $ 693,169,336 $

BI

22,280,686 25,000,000 11,107,185 900,000

TOTALS $ 12,114,105 $ 58,482,086 $ 1,797,249,090 $ 9,865,400 $ 439,967,854 $ 70,508,433 $ 94,285,650 $ 861,461,581 3,343,934,199

$ 423,220,564 $ 2,861,425,764 $

59,287,871 $

** DRILLING WELLS ARE 85% OF CLASSIFIED BLOWOUTS, SO IF 85% OF UNCLASSIFIED BLOWOUTS ARE WHILE DRILLING, THEN DRILLING LOSSES ARE REALLY IN RANGE OF $ 2,529,491,434 , OR AN AVERAGE OF $ 144,542,368 PER YEAR OVER THIS RANGE OF, SAY, 17.5 YEARS.


								
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