Solids Control Equipment - Flowlines and Settling Tanks
Flowlines, shaker header boxes (possum bellies) etc., shall be inspected regularly and cleaned out as required, in order to prevent solids build-up. Ditch magnet to be inspected as required if installed.
Jet lines, if fitted, shall also be inspected regularly to ensure that they function properly.
Settling tanks shall never be by-passed.
Settling tanks shall be checked and dumped as and when required according to cuttings.
Settling tanks shall not be dumped whilst drilling or circulating as a dump valve malfunction could . . .