You previously learn about hydrostatic pressure lose due to pulling out of hole . This article will use the same concept but we will determine how many feet of drill pipe pulled to lose certain amount of hydrostatic pressure in well bore.

**Oilfield Unit**

Pipe pulled, ft = (hydrostatic pressure loss in psi × (casing cap in bbl/ft – pipe displacement in bbl/ft)) ÷ (mud weight in ppg × 0.052 × pipe displacement in bbl/ft)

**Example: **Determine the FEET of drill pipe that must be pulled to lose 200 psi overbalance using the following data:

Hydrostatic pressure loss = 200 psi

Casing capacity = 0.0873 bbl/ft

Pipe displacement = 0.01876 bbl/ft

Mud weight = 12.0 ppg

Pipe pulled = 200 psi × (0.0873 – 0.01876) ÷ (12.0 ppg × 0.052 × 0.01876)

Pipe pulled = 1171 ft

You need to pull 1171 ft of dry pipe to lose 200 psi hydrostatic pressure.

**Metric Unit**

Pipe pulled, m = (hydrostatic pressure loss in KPa× (casing cap in m^{3}/m- pipe displacement in m^{3}/m-)) ÷ (mud weight in kg/m^{3}× 0.00981× pipe displacement in m^{3}/m)

**Example: **Determine how many meters of drill pipe that must be pulled to lose 1400 KPa overbalance using the following data:

Hydrostatic pressure loss = 1400 KPa

Casing capacity = 0.04554 m^{3}/m

Pipe displacement = 0.00979 m^{3}/m

Mud weight = 1440 kg/m^{3}

Pipe pulled = 1400× (0.04554 – 0.00979 ) ÷ (1440 × 0.00981 × 0.00979 )

Pipe pulled = 362 m

You need to pull 362 m of dry pipe to lose 1400 KPa hydrostatic pressure.

**Please find the Excel Spreadsheet to calculate **how many feet or meter of drill pipe pulled to lose certain amount of hydrostatic pressure in well bore.

**Ref books:**

Lapeyrouse, N.J., 2002. Formulas and calculations for drilling, production and workover, Boston: Gulf Professional publishing.

Bourgoyne, A.J.T., Chenevert , M.E. & Millheim, K.K., 1986. SPE Textbook Series, Volume 2: Applied Drilling Engineering, Society of Petroleum Engineers.

Mitchell, R.F., Miska, S. & Aadny, B.S., 2011. Fundamentals of drilling engineering, Richardson, TX: Society of Petroleum Engineers.

what is pull dry and pull wet?

Pull dry is when you pull out of hole, there is no mud coming out after breaking the connection.

Pull wet is opposite of pull dry, after breaking the connection, you will see the mud coming out.

Is pull dry means we pooh without circulation and if we pull wet means we pooh with circulation?

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Is pull dry means we pooh the string without circulation and if we pull wet means pooh the string with circulation??

Pull dry is when the fluid does not release on surface during breaking out a connection. Typically, pumping slug is applied before pulling out of hole to ensure that pipe is dry.