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tripping pipe

1. n. [Drilling]

The act of pulling the drillstring out of the hole or replacing it in the hole. A pipe trip is usually done because the bit has dulled or has otherwise ceased to drill efficiently and must be replaced.

Synonyms: pipe trip

See: coiled tubing drillingmeasurements-while-drillingmonkeyboardround tripstandsurvey

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