Recommended Practices

For inquiries regarding recommended practices, please contact Steven Berg.


RP 1.0 Inspection and Certification of Masts (DR)

The scope of this RP encompasses the inspection and certification of masts in the Canadian drilling industry.

CAODC Mast Inspection Checklist

Previously referred to as Typical Damage Report, this is a sample checklist in accordance with RP 1.0. 

RP 1.0A Inspection and Certification for Substructures (DR/SR)

The scope of this RP encompasses the inspection and certification of substructure equipment in the Canadian drilling and well servicing industry.


RP 2.0 Inspection and Certification of Overhead Equipment (DR)

The scope of this RP encompasses the inspection and certification of overhead equipment in the Canadian drilling industry.


RP 3.0 Inspection and Certification of Masts (SR)

The scope of this RP encompasses the inspection and certification of masts in the Canadian well servicing industry.

Level III Inspection Checklist

This is a sample checklist in accordance with RP 3.0, RP 4.0, RP 10.0, and RP 11.0.


RP 4.0 Inspection and Certification of Overhead Equipment (SR)

The scope of this RP encompasses the inspection and certification of overhead equipment in the Canadian well servicing industry.

Level III Inspection Checklist

This is a sample checklist in accordance with RP 3.0, RP 4.0, RP 10.0, and RP 11.0.



RP 5.0 Inspection and Certification of Manual Rotary Tongs (DR/SR)

The scope of this RP encompasses the inspection and certification of manual rotary tongs in the Canadian drilling and well servicing industry.


RP 6.0 Inspection and Certification of Blowout Preventers (DR/SR)

The scope of this RP encompasses the inspection and certification of blowout preventers in the Canadian drilling and well servicing industry.


RepealedRP 7.0 Inspection and Certification of Well Servicing Blowout Preventer (SR) 


RP 8.0 Doghouse Electrical Classification (DR)

The scope of this RP encompasses the criteria for electrical equipment classification within the doghouse of a drilling rig floor crew shelter.


RP 9.0 Minimum Standards for Derrick Egress (DR/SR)

The scope of this RP provides a guideline for implementing a repeatable derrick escape system from both the racking board and rod basket for land-based operations in Canada. Current as of 2006.


RP 10.0 Inspection of Drawworks Brake Load Path Components (DR/SR)

The scope of this RP encompasses the inspection of drawworks brake load path components in the Canadian drilling and well servicing industry.

Level III Inspection Checklist

This is a sample checklist in accordance with RP 3.0, RP 4.0, RP 10.0, and RP 11.0.


RP 11.0 Inspection and Certification of Carrier Mounted Equipment (SR)

The scope of this RP encompasses the load path components on trailer and self-propelled mobile carrier rigs, from mast pins to the ground in the Canadian well servicing industry.

Level III Inspection Checklist

This is a sample checklist in accordance with RP 3.0, RP 4.0, RP 10.0, and RP 11.0


RP 12.0 Inspection of Catwalks (DR)

The scope of this RP encompasses the inspection and maintenance of catwalks in the Canadian drilling industry.