drill pipe


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drill pipe

[′dril ‚pīp]
(mining engineering)
A pipe used for driving a revolving drill bit, used especially in drilling wells; consists of a casing within which tubing is run to conduct oil or gas to ground level; drilling mud flows in the annular space between casing and tubing during the drilling operation.
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To ensure the pig traps fit the drill pipe, special fabricated fittings were developed to seal against the pipe and not leak.
This report forecasts the drill pipe market in terms of value.
DNV then used the laser scans to construct as-is 3D CAD models of the damaged equipment, especially in the area of the BSR (blind shear ram) which was the only ram on the BOP designed to cut the drill pipe and seal the well bore.
Alcoa's aluminium drill pipe can operate to a depth of 7,500 feet, 1,000 feet deeper than standard steel drill pipe is capable of, unless larger and more costly rigs are deployed.
Massive pieces of equipment called blowout preventers are designed to close valves and use shear rams to seal the drill pipe and well casing to block oil and gas from escaping the wellbore.
With a successful pre-ream of the hole, the only thing left to do was push the 62 pieces of drill pipe back through the hole, hook up the 24-in.
Alcoa's drill pipe is composed of high-strength, aluminum alloy tube connected by a proprietary thermal joining technology, which enables conventional steel tool joints to be used with an aluminum alloy pipe body.
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Tuboscope has the skill, manpower and equipment to carryout tubular inspection of drill pipe and drilling accessories along with critical inspections and surveys required by the drilling rig operator to help ensure safe drilling operations, he says.
Besides standard API (American Petroleum Institute) drill pipe products, the specified product range also includes various high-end non-API products with high profit margins.
The mill line of products also includes line pipe, green pipe for drill pipe, and coupling stock.
A drill collar is the heavy tubular connector between a drill pipe and a drill bit.