Stabbing Board

A platform in the derrick on which personnel work while casing is being run to aid in guiding a tubular joint into another tubular joint for makeup.

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


Stabbing Board

A readily movable platform used in the derrick or on a mast which workmen stand on to perform work of a temporary nature and not normally performed from a fixed inside derrick platform or monkey board, or a fixed working platform on a mast.

Source: Petroleum Safety Orders–Drilling and Production, Definitions, California Code of Regulations, 8 CCR § 6505, December 2012. Regulations


Stabbing Board

“Stabbing board” means a temporary elevated platform erected in a derrick mast. [Mich. Admin. Code R 408 (2013)].

Source: Oil and Gas Drilling and Servicing Operations, Michigan Administrative Code R 408, February 8, 2013. Regulations


Comments are closed.