V-door Ramp

Definition(s)


V-door ramp

A slide-like ramp used to pick up and lay down tools to and from the catwalk/pipe rack area. Also used to pick up drill pipe, drill collars or any other heavy equipment that could not be done safely because of the height of the substructure and close proximity to the blowout preventers, electric and hydraulic lines, and other equipment in the area.

Source: API RP 54, Recommended Practice for Occupational Safety for Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing Operations, Third Edition, August 1999 (2007). Global Standards