Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing eTool
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 for an oil and gas well, in most instances, looks like any other construction site. Includes:
Conductor Hole, Rathole and Mousehole
Prior to commencing the rig-up process, the conductor, rathole and mousehole are completed.