Choke and Kill Lines

Definition(s)


Choke and Kill Lines

High-pressure line that allows fluids to be pumped into or removed from the well with the BOPs closed.

Source: API Specification 16Q, Design, Selection, Operation, and Maintenance of Marine Drilling Riser Systems, Second Edition, April 2017. Global Standards

 

Choke-and-Kill Line

External conduits, arranged laterally along the riser pipe, and used to circulate fluids into and out of the wellbore to control well pressure.

Source: API RP 17G, Recommended Practice for Completion/Workover Risers, Second Edition, July 2006 (Reaffirmed April 2011). Global Standards

 

Choke-and-Kill Line

External conduit arranged laterally along the riser pipe and used for circulation of fluids into and out of the wellbore to control well pressure.

Source: ISO 13624-1:2009, Petroleum and natural gas industries – Drilling and production equipment – Part 1:Design and operation of marine drilling riser equipment. Global Standards