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Drill Pipe

Drill PipeThe heavy seamless tubing used to rotate the bit and circulate the drilling fluid. Joints of pipe 30 feet long are coupled together with tool joints.*


 

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