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  1. North Sea data yield insight on fatigue life of drill pipe

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 8 Jan 2007

    Failure of drill pipe due to fatigue is very costly problem ..... today can predict only about 20% of drill pipe life. Environmental conditions can change ..... drilling parameters on the fatigue life of drill pipe . Fatigue Fatigue refers to changes in


    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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  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. Causes of Tarim oil field drillstring failures assessed

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 25 Jan 2010

    from three heavy wall pipe and drill pipe fractures. The fractures in four of ..... jar failures. • 9.4% from two drill pipe failures. Seven of the 120.7 mm ..... bear extra bending load that causes drill pipe to crack or fracture. 4 5 Three

  9. SPECIAL REPORT: Hot-wet downhole conditions affect composite selection

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 10 Sep 2007

    performance uncertainty. Composite drill pipe Horizontal and extended-reach drilling ..... heavy weight of conventional steel drill pipe , however, has limited drilling ..... can reduce the frictional drag of drill pipe on the wellbore. Also carbon fiber

  10. SPECIAL REPORT: Aluminum tubulars make efficient drillstring

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 3 Mar 2008

    and bit. The fatigue failure of drill pipe resulting from rotating tubulars ..... design of lightweight aluminum-based drill pipe (LADP), drilling practices, and ..... wellbore parameter that contributes to drill pipe failures in deviated boreholes

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