Definition of Drilling pipe

1. Noun. A series of tubes (joined by screwed collars) that connect a drilling platform to the drilling bit; rotates the bit and supplies drilling mud.

Generic synonyms: Pipage, Pipe, Piping



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drilling Pipe

drillabilities
drillability
drillable
drillbit
drillbits
drillcore
drillcores
drilled
driller
drillers
drillground
drilling
drilling bit
drilling fluid
drilling mud
drilling pipe (current term)
drilling platform
drilling rig
drillings
drillmaster
drillmasters
drillproof
drills
drillship
drillships
drillstock
drillstocks
drily
drimane
drimanes

Literary usage of Drilling pipe

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Elements of Mining by George Joseph Young (1916)
"The turntable admits of the drilling pipe being lowered through a limited range ... It is evident that the weight of the drilling pipe and drill plays an ..."

2. Deep Well Drilling: The Principles and Practices of Deep Well Drilling, and by Walter Henry Jeffery (1921)
"... DEEP WELL drilling pipe FOR ROTARY DRILLING. (From National Tube Co. Bulletins.) MATERIAL Lap-welded Pipe is made of good quality soft weldable steel ..."

3. Romance of American Petroleum and Gas edited by Alfred Russell Crum, A. S. Dungan (1911)
"The principle is the rotation of a drilling pipe, supplied with a steel shoe at the bottom, water being forced down the tube under sufficient pressure to ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1915)
"About half the cement to be placed should be pumped through, then the drilling pipe should be pulled back proportionately. The top plug and the sack should ..."

5. Drill Work, Methods and Costs; a Practical Treatise Covering the Methods by Ray Rochester Sanderson (1911)
"Kinds of Pipe Used in Well Drilling. Pipe, as now furnished to the trade, is made of either wrought iron or steel. Years ago, before the Bessemer process of ..."

6. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1908)
"By alternate drilling, pipe driving, and soil removal, length after length of pipe is forced into the ground ..."

7. Diamond Drilling for Gold and Other Minerals: A Practical Handbook on the by George Alfred Denny (1900)
"... which is employed to hold the core which has passed upwards through the core-lifter in process of drilling. Pipe-clamp.—This is a necessary contrivance ..."

8. Petroleum Production Methods by John R. Suman (1921)
"The most common form of fishing job is caused by the twisting off of the drilling pipe. The lost pipe can be recovered by running an "overshot" (See Fig. ..."

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