BOP Reliability Database

Definition(s)


BOP Reliability Database

The creation of a global, centralized database of blowout preventer reliability information, the analysis of which can offer solutions to improve blowout preventer performance.

A BOP reliability database includes:

  1. Defining the BOP data to be captured
  2. The means of capturing, qualifying the integrity of and distributing the data
  3. Consensus on the ownership and management of the data and its distribution
  4. Clearing legal and other obstacles to sharing data
  5. The terms of analysis of the data to determine improvement opportunities.

Source: Well Control Institute. Well Control Institute