MPD

Definition(s)


MPD

Managed Pressure Drilling.

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

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

Source: API SPEC 16RCD, Specification for Drill Through Equipment—Rotating Control Devices, Upstream Segment, First Edition, February 2005. Global Standards

Source: OGP Report No. 476, Recommendations for enhancements to well control training, examination and certification, International Association of Oil & Gas Producers, October 2012. Global Standards

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

Source: Oil & Gas UK, Guidelines on subsea BOP systems, Issue 1, July 2012, Global Standards

 

MPD

An adaptive drilling process used to precisely control the annular pressure profile throughout the wellbore. The objectives are to ascertain the down-hole pressure environmental limits and to manage the annular hydraulic pressure profile accordingly.

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

 

MPD

Adaptive drilling process used to precisely control the annular pressure profile throughout the wellbore.

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