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ISO 11961 2nd Edition, November 1, 2008
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PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - STEEL DRILL PIPE
Includes all amendments and changes through Corrigendum 1, March 1, 2009
Additional Comments: ENGLISH * SEE ALSO ISO FDIS 20806
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This International Standard specifies the technical delivery conditions for steel drill-pipes with upset pipe-body ends and weld-on tool joints for use in drilling and production operations in petroleum and natural gas industries for three product specification levels (PSL-1, PSL-2 and PSL-3). The requirements for PSL-1 form the basis of this International Standard. The requirements that define different levels of standard technical requirements for PSL-2 and PSL-3 are in Annex G.

This International Standard covers the following grades of drill-pipe:

— grade E drill-pipe;

— high-strength grades of drill-pipe, grades X, G and S.

A typical drill-pipe configuration is given, showing main elements and lengths (see Figure B.1). The main dimensions and masses of the grades of drill-pipe are given in both SI units (see Table A.1) and in USC units (see Table C.1).

This International Standard can also be used for drill-pipe with tool joints not specified by ISO or API standards.

By agreement between purchaser and manufacturer, this International Standard can also be applied to other drill-pipe body and/or tool-joint dimensions. This International Standard lists supplementary requirements that can optionally be agreed between purchaser and manufacturer, for testing, performance verification and non-destructive examination (see Annex E).

This International Standard does not consider performance properties.

NOTE 1 In this International Standard, drill-pipe is designated by label 1, label 2, grade of material (E, X, G and S), upset type and type of rotary shouldered connection. Designations are used for the purpose of identification in ordering.

NOTE 2 Reference can be made to ISO 10424-2 or API Spec 7-2 for the detailed requirements for the threading of drill-pipe tool joints.

NOTE 3 Reference can be made to API RP 7G for the performance properties of the drill-pipe.