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Oilfield Glossary
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1. vb. [Well Completions]
To measure a running string or assembled components while running in or out of the wellbore.
2. vb. [Production Facilities]
To measure the dimensions of an oil tank, such as external diameter and height, using a steel tape. Once the measurements are recorded, they may be used to prepare tank tables, which describe tank capacity.