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1. (WO2003062584) METHOD OF LANDING ITEMS AT A WELL LOCATION

Pub. No.:    WO/2003/062584    International Application No.:    PCT/US2003/002015
Publication Date: Jul 31, 2003 International Filing Date: Jan 23, 2003
IPC: E21B 19/10
Applicants: OIL & GAS RENTAL SERVICES, INC.
ADAMS, Burt, A.
SHAFER, William, C.
HENRY, Norman, A.
Inventors: ADAMS, Burt, A.
SHAFER, William, C.
HENRY, Norman, A.
Title: METHOD OF LANDING ITEMS AT A WELL LOCATION
Abstract:
A method of lowering items form a drilling rig (8) to a well (14) located below it through the use of a landing string (19) comprised of drill pipe (18) in combination with upper and lower (100) holders. The drill pipe (18) has an enlarged diameter section (21) with a shoulder (21a). The upper (200) and lower (100) holders have wedge members (106 and 206) with shoulders (109 and 209) that engage and support the drill pipe (18) at the shoulder (21a) of the enlarged diameter section (21), the shoulder (21a) of the drill pipe (18) and the shoulders (109 and 209) of the wedge members (106 and 206) being rotatable with respect to each other.