Surprise rig incident halts drilling

CENTRAL Petroleum has suspended drilling operations on the Surprise-1 well in the Amadeus Basin following a drill rig incident on the weekend.

Surprise rig incident halts drilling
Surprise rig incident halts drilling
Surprise rig incident halts drilling
Surprise rig incident halts drilling
Surprise rig incident halts drilling

The incident occurred on Sunday when the monkey board and 129 stands of racked drill pipe on the MB Century Rig 7 twisted around the rig mast by 30 degrees while the wireline sheaves were being

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