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Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing eTool

Site Preparation


OSHA uses Safety and Health Regulations for Construction (29 CFR 1926) to assess safety compliance during this phase of the development of a drilling site.

Once the location for the site has been established, the area is prepared for drilling, with the following steps:

Site Preparation

Site Preparation

Site preparation for an oil and gas well, in most instances, looks like any other construction site. Includes:

Conductor Hole, Rathole and Mousehole

Conductor Hole, Rathole and Mousehole

Prior to commencing the rig-up process, the conductor, rathole and mousehole are completed.

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