Online Alarm Analysis

The Problem!

  • Drillers are inundated by alarms that do not conform to PSA’s YA-711 and other common sense guidelines.
  • ET’s do not review alarms, thus miss preventative opportunities, they are reactive.
  • Analyzing raw NOV alarm files is not easy and takes time.
  • Filtering out HIGH Priority Maintenance alarms from the noise takes time and know how.
  • Alarms actual meaning and required action is vague.
  • Reviewing FDS documentation is time consuming.

The Solution

  • Online, very simple, fast and offshore use.
  • Provides true alarm meaning and action.
  • Accompanied by corporate knowledge base “notes” available fleet wide.
  • Customized for rig specific FDS data.
  • Discover trends or issues before they lead to serious problems.
  • Secure and safe, utilizing 256 bit encryption.
  • Delivered Value.
  • Vastly improved understanding of system health.
  • Leads to proactive preventative maintenance and trending of trouble areas.
  • Education of real system alarm meaning and suggested actions.
  • Improved vendor accountability: “you are watching them”.
  • Improved shore and offshore interaction and troubleshooting.
  • Significant cost savings.


Case Studies


  • High Value, Multi-functional tool
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Equipment use monitoring
  • Troubleshooting
  • Shore visibility to equipment status
  • Improved vendor communication
  • Low setup and ownership cost
  • Low training need
  • Flexible & fast deployment options
  • Future development will increase functionality

For more information or to arrange a demo, please contact us.