Some articles on drill stem, drill, drill stems:
... In a drill stem test, the drill bit is removed and replaced with the DST tool and devices are inflated above and below the section to be tested ... and are used to make a seal between the borehole wall and the drill pipe, isolating the region of interest ... A valve is opened, reducing the pressure in the drill stem to surface pressure, causing fluid to flow out of the packed-off formation and up to the surface ...
... Drill pipe, is hollow, thick-walled, steel piping that is used on drilling rigs and horizontal drilling to facilitate the drilling of a wellbore and comes in a variety of sizes, strengths, and ... efforts to reuse them after finishing a well, replacing the drill stems with thinner walled tubular casing, tapping the natural resources of oil reservoirs ... Used drill stem is often sent to a yard for inspection, sorted, and stored until new drill sites can be explored ...
Famous quotes containing the words stem and/or drill:
“Apples? New Hampshire has them, but unsprayed,
With no suspicion in stem end or blossom end
Of vitriol or arsenate of lead,
And so not good for anything but cider.”
—Robert Frost (18741963)
“Swift blazing flag of the regiment,
Eagle with crest of red and gold,
These men were born to drill and die.
Point for them the virtue of slaughter,
Make plain to them the excellence of killing
And a field where a thousand corpses lie.”
—Stephen Crane (18711900)