Skid Rail

Definition(s)


Skid Rail

Structural steelwork that provides smooth flat surfaces for the drilling equipment set to move in an X-Y planes to allow access over all well slots

  • Note: 1 to entry: The upper skid rail is the slide skid rail of the upper substructure of the drilling rig; the lower skid rail is that of the lower substructure.

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