Blog Posts Tagged "drilling bit"

One of Kraken's tentacles?

Earlier this morning, a friend of mine wrote on facebook that this object resembles a Kraken's tentacle. Another one thought it looks like a Jules Verne creation. Make up your own mind … :)

Exp359. Drilling from the JOIDES...

 How to drill from the JOIDES Resolution?

the drill bit is lowered directly on the sea floor at the start of the drilling process: it's the technique of the riserless drilling.

the drill string is made up by stands (= 3 drill pipes connected together ).

The drill string is lowered to the sea floor.