CCM

Definition(s)


CCM

Continuous Circulation Method.

Source: ABS Guide for Classification and Certification of Managed Pressure Drilling Systems, September 2017. Global Standards

 

CCM

An MPD technique used to maintain flow down the drill pipe while making a connection, thereby maintaining equivalent circulating density (ECD) and thus keeping a constant pressure profile in well annulus to prevent an influx of formation fluids or potential hole collapse due to instability.

Source: ABS Guide for Classification and Certification of Managed Pressure Drilling Systems, September 2017. Global Standards