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DRY DRILLING [2 records]

Record 1 2005-08-18

English

Subject field(s)
  • Oil Drilling
DEF

A drilling operation in which no fluid is being circulated back to the surface; often results from lost circulation.

OBS

The term is a misnomer in that fluid is usually circulated into the well to cool the bit even though the fluid does not return to the surface.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Forage des puits de pétrole
DEF

Opération de forage au cours de laquelle accub fluide ne remonte à la surface (phénomène résultant souvent d'une perte de circulation).

OBS

Il y a cependant circulation de fluide dans le puits pour refroidir le trépan.

Spanish

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Record 2 1976-06-19

English

Subject field(s)
  • Drilling (Machine-Tooling)

French

Domaine(s)
  • Perçage (Usinage)

Spanish

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