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  1. BP to cut Macondo drill pipe ; swap BOP

    Online Articles

    Fri, 27 Aug 2010

    pieces of pipe inside it. Plans currently call for the drill pipe going down into the well to be left in place, National ..... Remotely operated vehicles then will be used to cut off the drill pipe below it. If the gentle tug fails, then BP plans to open

  2. Composite drill pipe research planned

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 25 Oct 1999

    develop and field-test a composite drill pipe that will transmit drilling data ..... drilling system." The 5.5-in. drill pipe would be made from a carbon fiber ..... potential of developing lightweight drill pipe that can reduce torque and drag

  3. SPE: Government, industry unveil new drill pipe telemetry test results

    Online Articles

    Tue, 1 Oct 2002

    announced results from tests of new drill pipe telemetry technology, which they ..... drilling and other operations involving drill pipe . Researchers have achieved high ..... bits/sec, through strings of the drill pipe configured with hardwiring within

  4. DRILL PIPE MANAGEMENT EXTENDS DRILLSTRING LIFE

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 28 Oct 1991

    handling procedures and frequent drill pipe inspections prolong the life of a ..... rigs could expend $60 million on drill pipe -the construction cost of a well ..... force identified four basic causes of drill pipe failures: Tool joint and tube OD

  5. Cemented drill pipe controls Kurdistan well

    Online Articles

    Mon, 22 Mar 2010

    WesternZagros Resources Ltd., Calgary, cemented the drill string to control high pressure encountered at its Kurdamir-1 exploration well on the Kalar Bawanoor Block in the southern part of Iraqi Kurdistan.

  6. BP finds three pieces of drill pipe inside Macondo

    Online Articles

    Mon, 23 Aug 2010

    BP PLC has found three pieces of pipe inside the Macondo well with the largest piece being an estimated 3,000 ft long and hanging suspended from Transocean Ltd.’s failed Deepwater Horizon semisubmersible’s blowout preventer, a federal spill response spokesman said.

  7. ITC to extend antidumping measures on tubular goods

    Online Articles

    Tue, 19 Jun 2001

    orders on oil country tubular goods (OCTG), other than drill pipe , from Argentina, Italy, Japan, South Korea, and ..... has agreed to revoke antidumping orders on imports of drill pipe from Argentina and Mexico. The decision was taken at

  8. Extended-reach drilling develops Sacate field, offshore California

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 11 Mar 2002

    setback capacity with 51/2-in. drill pipe to about 25,000 ft. A third mud ..... into the well. The same applies to drill pipe -conveyed logging tools, casing ..... negative weight. Finding a way to get drill pipe -conveyed logging tools down in a negative

  9. REMEDIAL SQUEEZE SYSTEMS-2

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 15 Dec 1997

    LCM squeeze system slurry down the drill pipe and the other to pump the activator fluid (mud) down the drill pipe /casing annulus. In an underground ..... pressure zone. The end of the drill pipe is typically placed above the weak

  10. COMPUTER ANALYSIS IMPROVES DEEPWATER DRILLSTRING DESIGN

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 4 Apr 1994

    in., S-140 grade, API Range 2 drill pipe . The drillstring design benefits ..... 10 Special heavy wall (knobby) drill pipe is used at the top of the drillstring ..... manner analogous to a kelly. Knobby drill pipe is machined from drill collar stock

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