Preparation for running tubing
Proper preparation of tubing before running serves two purposes. Firstly to ensure that the pipe body and threads are adequately protected from possible damage when being moved to the drill floor. Secondly, that handling of the tubing on the drill floor is kept to a minimum.
1 Identification and measurement
Electronic tagging will eliminate the need for casing length measurement at the wellsite. Numbering of each joint with paint will still be necessary, however, to enable quick visual identification.
2 Bucking units
These should be used in the pipe yard or . . .