Blog Posts Tagged "tripping pipe"

60 African Elephants

If you're reading Ron's blogs, you know he's the go-to person for explanations about drilling and how it works.  Here are a few "bits" (yes, it's meant to be a pun) of drilling info I've picked up over the years and in conversations with Ron.

Preparing for U1332

Here's an explanation with new vocabulary to help you prepare for Site U1332.  See Ron's updates for more about locations and  plans.

We arrived at Site U1385 (SHACK-04)

We arrived at Site U1385 located in the Portuguese Margin (Lat. 37° 34.3’N, Lon. 10° 59.6’W) at 04:00AM and the set of 12 hydraulic thrusters was drop down into the water to stabilize the ship.