Dump Bailer

A cylindrical container with a shear device that is used to release small batches of cement downhole on impact or by electrical activation. Used primarily to install cement on downhole tools such as bridge plugs or cement retainers.

Source: API BULLETIN E3, Environmental Guidance Document: Well Abandonment and Inactive Well Practices for U.S. Exploration and Production Operations, First Edition, January 1993 (Reaffirmed June 2000). Global Standards


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