Drilled-Solids Removal System

All equipment and processes used while drilling a well that remove the solids generated from the hole and carried by the drilling fluid. NOTE These processes include settling, screening, desanding, desilting, centrifuging and dumping.

Source: API RP 13C, Recommended Practice on Drilling Fluids Processing Systems Evaluation, Upstream Segment, Fourth Edition, December 2010. Global Standards


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