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The Guide to Oilwell Fishing Operations, 2nd Edition by Joe P. DeGeare

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Chapter 31

Precautionary Measures and Inspection Procedures

Abstract

Handling all down-hole tools in the correct manner is a major measure to prevent problems. Do not overlook the fact that small actions can have the desired effects.

Keywords

Down-hole tools

Fishing assembly

Magnetic particle inspection

Slip-type elevators

Tool inspection procedures

Handling all down-hole tools in the correct manner is a major measure to prevent problems. Do not overlook the fact that small actions can have the desired effects. Examples of effective procedures include the following:

 Use the recommended slips for the tools being used. Longer slips with larger contact areas may be needed for heavier loads depending on the well depth.

 Try to always use ...

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