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Dear Sir ,
         What is wiper Trip ? why and When this Apply ?

Waqar Ahmed
Baluchistan House Islamabad

Dear Waqar,

Wiper trip is performed by driller in a drilling well where driller anticipates some tight spots or experienced tight spots earlier in the wellbore. In order to keep well bore in trouble-free condition a driller pulls out few stands of drill pipes up to the casing shoe and runs pipe stands down again before drilling starts.

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