Landing Joint

Definition(s)


Landing Joint

Riser joint installed temporarily above the telescopic joint and used to land the BOP stack on the wellhead.

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

Landing Joint

A riser joint temporarily attached above the telescopic joint used to land the BOP stack on the wellhead when the telescopic joint is collapsed and pinned.

Source: API RP 16Q, Recommended Practice for Design, Selection, Operation and Maintenance of Marine Drilling Riser Systems, First Edition, November 1993 (Reaffirmed August 2001). Global Standards