26” Section - Cementing – Checklist. Preparation Checklist
Ensure the Cement Program has been received. Calculations of cement quantities and volumes should be checked by both the Drilling Supervisor and the cementing operator. Compare job duration with thickening and compressive strength development times. Check design temperature.
- Discuss with rig team the contingency plans for failure of float equipment, losses and packing off during the cementation.
- Check that casing is secured before starting the cement job.
- The slurries have thixotropic properties (high YPs) so it is important to keep pumping, even if only . . .
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