Bailing


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bailing

[′bāl·iŋ]
(engineering)
Removal of the cuttings from a well during cable-tool drilling, or of the liquid from a well, by means of a bailer.

Bailing

 

removal of liquid from a well by means of a bailer attached to a rope or cable. Bailing is performed during percussion drilling to clear cuttings from the face and to complete low-pressure oil and water wells. It was widely used at the end of the 19th century to extract petroleum from wells and shafts.

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