Kill Manifold

Published at 04:47PM - 10/08/14

A Kill Manifold, is an assembly of valves used in drilling operations.  Usually situated within the vicinity of the drill floor on offshore drilling rigs, it is used as an entry point to pump heavy drilling fluids / mud down hole to balance bottom hole pressure should the well head pressures be deemed unsafe to continue.

Within the drilling package there will also be a separate Choke Manifold, also normally situated within the vacinity of the drill floor