DES

Definition(s)


DES

Set of equipment that includes derrick/mast, substructure, drawworks, crown block, traveling block, hook, TDS, rotary table, BOP, driller’s cabin, drill floor equipment, choke and kill manifold and can also include shale shakers, degasser, desander, desilter, centrifuge, cuttings dryer, pipe handling system and BOP handling system etc., used to implement hoisting and rotating functions during drilling operations.

  • Note. 1 to entry: The drilling equipment set is generally movable by means of skid rails such that the centre can be positioned over one of a number of well slots.

Source: ISO 18647:2017, Petroleum and natural gas industries — Modular drilling rigs for offshore fixed platforms, First Edition, August 2017. Global Standards

DES

Drilling equipment structure.

Source: NORSOK D-001, Drilling facilities, Rev. 3, December 2012. Global Standards