Termination Joint

Definition(s)


Termination Joint

Special riser joint that provides for the redirection of fluid flow for one or more external lines on the marine riser string.

  • NOTE: It is generally used for ending the booster line at the bottom of the riser string or redirecting flow for the choke, kill, and auxiliary lines at the top of the riser string.

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