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casing shoe

1. n. [Drilling]

The bottom of the casing string, including the cement around it, or the equipment run at the bottom of the casing string.

Synonyms: shoe

See: bullheadfloat shoeplug and abandon

2. n. [Drilling]

A short assembly, typically manufactured from a heavy steel collar and profiled cement interior, that is screwed to the bottom of a casing string. The rounded profile helps guide the casing string past any ledges or obstructions that would prevent the string from being correctly located in the wellbore.

Synonyms: shoe

See: float shoeguide shoe

Cement shoe and float
Cement shoe and float.

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