set casing

set casing

[′set ‚kās·iŋ]
(engineering)
Introducing cement between the casing and the wall of the hole to seal off intermediate formations and prevent fluids from entering the hole.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Oil and gas company BNK Petroleum Inc (TSX:BKX) revealed on Monday that it has drilled and set casing on the Glenn 16-2H well in 25 days.
The section of the well was deepened from the originally planned 1,341m to set casing in a competent shale formation, ensuring the integrity of the cement job on the 13 3/8" casing.
This section of the well was deepened from the originally planned 1341m in order to set casing in a competent shale formation thereby ensuring the integrity of the cement job on the 13 3/8" casing.
We have set casing on the well and expect to test the potential pay zones and bring the well on production within six months.'
Lapindo's partner, PT Medco E&P Brantas, said Lapindo did not set casing at a depth of 8,500 feet for a hole drilled in a well, which is necessary to anticipate potential problems in the drilling process.
Working with one piece (keep remaining casing in cool water), set casing in a colander and slip one end onto a faucet; hold in place as you run cool water through to rinse; repeat.