Spudding vs Spuddling - What's the difference?

spudding | spuddling |

As verbs the difference between spudding and spuddling

is that spudding is while spuddling is .

As a noun spudding

is (drilling) the initial drilling of a well; a test drilling.




(en noun)
  • (drilling) The initial drilling of a well; a test drilling.
  • * 1941 , James George Needham, Paul Bigelow Sears, Aldo Leopold, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, A Symposium on Hydrobiology , page 36,
  • From these spuddings' the approximate percentage loss of capacity can be estimated, but no reliable volume figures are obtained because the exact location of the ' spuddings is not known, and the area of the lake is seldom accurately known.
  • * 1963 , , page 26,
  • Of the 21 holes the small consortium drilled, all of them proved to be dry except two promising spuddings in Libya during 1958.
  • * 1998 , Society of Petroleum Engineers of , Proceedings [of The] Drilling Conference , page 428,
  • On the first two spuddings a standard rotary bottom hole assembly was used and was unsuccessful because of(sic) top hole deviations between 4 and 6 degrees were measured.


  • Anagrams