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Hoisting System

The hoisting system works as an elaborate pulley to lift the travelling block and remove the drill pipe. This action enables the installation of an extra length of pipe or a new drill bit.

Petroleum Communication Foundation. Our Petroleum Challenge: Exploring Canada's Oil and Gas Industry, Sixth Edition. Calgary: Petroleum Communication Foundation, 1999. With permission from the Centre for Energy.

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