Skidding System

Definition(s)


Skidding System

Equipment that can include the skid rails, skid shoe, fwd/aft skidding claws, skidding cylinders, locking claws, skidding hydraulic power unit (HPU), locking and control unit, used for horizontal movement of the DES, covering the well slot area.

  • Note: 1 to entry: Alternative rig skidding systems can be used as well.

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