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drill string Line breaks: drill string

Definition of drill string in English:


A structure consisting of coupled lengths of pipe or casing, which occupies the hole made in drilling for oil or gas.
Example sentences
  • Vibration of the drill string may also reduce the friction between the drill string and the hole, resulting in lower torque requirements.
  • Mud is injected into the drill string, up a borehole and through the blowout preventor adjacent the sea floor.
  • You keep adding to the drill string until you reach the total depth of the well.

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