Well Slot

Definition(s)


Well Slot

Opening provided for individual wells that allows a path from the underside of the drilling equipment set to the seabed

  • Note: 1 to entry: In general lateral supports are provided below each well slot from the platform structure through the topsides and through the water column to support the well tubular to withstand environmental forces and prevent excessive stress and displacements.

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