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Drilling Rig Components*

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  1. Crown Block and Water Table
  2. Catline Boom and Hoist Line
  3. Drilling Line
  4. Monkeyboard
  5. Traveling Block
  6. Top Drive
  7. Mast
  8. Drill Pipe
  9. Doghouse
  10. Blowout Preventer
  11. Water Tank
  12. Electric Cable Tray
  13. Engine Generator Sets
  14. Fuel Tanks
  15. Electric Control House
  16. Mud Pump
  17. Bulk Mud Components Storage
  18. Mud Pits
  19. Reserve Pits
  20. Mud Gas Separator
  21. Shale Shaker
  22. Choke Manifold
  23. Pipe Ramp
  24. Pipe Racks
  25. Accumulator
Additional rig components not illustrated at right.
  1. Annulus
  2. Brake Bands
  3. Casing Head
  4. Cathead
  5. Catwalk
  6. Cellar
  7. Conductor Pipe
  8. Degasser
  9. Desander
  10. Desilter
  11. Drawworks
  12. Drill Bit
  13. Drill Collar
  14. Drillers Console
  15. Elevators
  16. Hoisting Line
  17. Hook
  18. Kelly
  19. Kelly Bushing
  20. Kelly Spinner
  21. Mousehole
  22. Mud Return Line
Equipment used in drilling
Equipment used in drilling
                             
 
  1. Ram Blowout Preventer
  2. Rathole
  3. Rotary Hose
  4. Rotary Table
  5. Slips
  6. Spinning Chain
  7. Stairways
  8. Standpipe
  9. Surface Casing
  10. Substructure
  11. Swivel
  12. Tongs
  13. Walkways
  14. Weight Indicator
 
 

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This is an abridged version of the Dictionary of Petroleum Terms used with permission from PETEX, The University of Texas, Austin. All rights reserved PETEX 2001
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