measured drilling depth

measured drilling depth

[′mezh·ərd ′dril·iŋ ‚depth]
(engineering)
The apparent depth of a borehole as measured along its longitudinal axis.
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Most of the wells to be drilled during 2006 will be oil wells, which are also expected to produce associated gas, and have a measured drilling depth of approximately 9,500' or less.