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Directive 037: Service Rig Inspection Manual

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Release Date: February 16, 2006

Purpose of this Directive

This manual details the procedures used and items checked by AER staff when inspecting service rigs. It is designed to assist AER employees and others who inspect service rigs and should be used as a reference during inspections. The manual is divided into three main sections:

  1. AER policy related to inspections.
  2. Detailed instructions and criteria for conducting the inspection.
  3. Detailed instructions explaining each item on the inspection report.

see also Directive 037 Addendum: Well Control and Well Blowout Prevention Training