Fluid measuring devices

Fluid measuring devices

Fluid measuring devices play an important role in the casing design of a well, because the maximum anticipated influx volume is one of the parameters used to calculate maximum safe drilling and casing setting depths.

The following measuring devices are available:

  • trip tank, trip tank chart recorder, or trip sheet;
  • pit level indicator/chart recorder with alarm, mud volume totalisers;
  • flowline sensors or differential flow meters with alarms where practicable;
  • pump stroke counters;
  • an active mud tank (suction tank) with a partition which . . .

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