Well Integrity for Workovers and Recompletions

Well Integrity for Workovers and Recompletions
Author: Les Skinner
Publsiher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 610
Release: 2021-02-25
ISBN 10: 0128182091
ISBN 13: 9780128182093
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Well Integrity for Workovers and Recompletions Book Review:

Well Integrity for Workovers and Recompletions delivers the concise steps and processes necessary to ensure that production wells minimize failure. After understanding the introductory background on well integrity and establishing the best baseline, the reference advances into various failure modes that can be expected. Rounding out with an explanation and tools concerning economic considerations, such as how to increase reserve potential and rate of return, the book gives oil and gas engineers and managers a vital solution to keeping their assets safe and effective for the long-term gain. Helps readers understand how to protect wells through the production, workover and recompletion lifecycle, both from an economic standpoint and technical view Includes real-world examples with quizzes included at the end of each chapter Examines why establishing an integrity baseline is important, along with a Well Integrity Management System

Hydraulic Rig Technology and Operations

Hydraulic Rig Technology and Operations
Author: Les Skinner
Publsiher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 555
Release: 2018-11-30
ISBN 10: 012817353X
ISBN 13: 9780128173534
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hydraulic Rig Technology and Operations Book Review:

Hydraulic Rig Technology and Operations delivers the full spectrum of topics critical to running a hydraulic rig. Also referred to as a snubbing unit, this single product covers all the specific specialties and knowledge needed to keep production going, from their history, to components and equipment. Also included are the practical calculations, uses, drilling examples, and technology used today. Supported by definitions, seal materials and shapes, and Q&A sections within chapters, this book gives drilling engineers the answers they need to effectively run and manage hydraulic rigs from anywhere in the world. Presents the full range of hydraulic machinery in drilling engineering, including basic theory, calculations, definitions and name conventions Helps readers gain practical knowledge on day-to-day operations, troubleshooting, and decision-making through real-life examples Includes Q&A quizzes that help users test their knowledge

Well Control for Completions and Interventions

Well Control for Completions and Interventions
Author: Howard Crumpton
Publsiher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 826
Release: 2018-04-04
ISBN 10: 0081022875
ISBN 13: 9780081022870
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Well Control for Completions and Interventions Book Review:

Well Control for Completions and Interventions explores the standards that ensure safe and efficient production flow, well integrity and well control for oil rigs, focusing on the post-Macondo environment where tighter regulations and new standards are in place worldwide. Too many training facilities currently focus only on the drilling side of the well’s cycle when teaching well control, hence the need for this informative guide on the topic. This long-awaited manual for engineers and managers involved in the well completion and intervention side of a well’s life covers the fundamentals of design, equipment and completion fluids. In addition, the book covers more important and distinguishing components, such as well barriers and integrity envelopes, well kill methods specific to well completion, and other forms of operations that involve completion, like pumping and stimulation (including hydraulic fracturing and shale), coiled tubing, wireline, and subsea intervention. Provides a training guide focused on well completion and intervention Includes coverage of subsea and fracturing operations Presents proper well kill procedures Allows readers to quickly get up-to-speed on today’s regulations post-Macondo for well integrity, barrier management and other critical operation components

Drilling Engineering

Drilling Engineering
Author: Neal Jay Adams,Neal Adams
Publsiher: Pennwell Corporation
Total Pages: 960
Release: 1985
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: UOM:39015009796338
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Casing and Liners for Drilling and Completion

Casing and Liners for Drilling and Completion
Author: Ted G. Byrom
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 438
Release: 2014-06-04
ISBN 10: 0128006609
ISBN 13: 9780128006603
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Casing and Liners for Drilling and Completion Book Review:

Once thought of as niche technology, operators today are utilizing more opportunities with casing and liners as formations and environments grow in difficulty, especially with the unconventional oil and gas boom. Casing and liners for Drilling and Completions, 2nd Edition provides the engineer and well designer with up-to-date information on critical properties, mechanics, design basics and newest applications for today’s type of well. Renovated and simplified to cover operational considerations, pressure loads, and selection steps, this handbook gives you the knowledge to execute the essential and fundamental features of casing and liners. Bonus features include: Additional glossary added to explain oil field terminology New appendix on useful every day formulas such as axial stress, shear stress in tubes and principal stress components Listing section of acronyms, notations, symbols and constants for quick reference Concise step-by-step basic casing design procedure with examples Thorough coverage and tips on important field practice for installation topics Advanced methods for critical and horizontal well casing design including hydraulic fracturing Exhaustive appendices on foundational topics: units & nomenclature, solid mechanics, hydrostatics, borehole environment & rock mechanics, and a summary of useful formulas

Well Logging and Formation Evaluation

Well Logging and Formation Evaluation
Author: Toby Darling
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2005-05-26
ISBN 10: 9780080457956
ISBN 13: 0080457959
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Well Logging and Formation Evaluation Book Review:

This hand guide in the Gulf Drilling Guides series offers practical techniques that are valuable to petrophysicists and engineers in their day-to-day jobs. Based on the author’s many years of experience working in oil companies around the world, this guide is a comprehensive collection of techniques and rules of thumb that work. The primary functions of the drilling or petroleum engineer are to ensure that the right operational decisions are made during the course of drilling and testing a well, from data gathering, completion and testing, and thereafter to provide the necessary parameters to enable an accurate static and dynamic model of the reservoir to be constructed. This guide supplies these, and many other, answers to their everyday problems. There are chapters on NMR logging, core analysis, sampling, and interpretation of the data to give the engineer a full picture of the formation. There is no other single guide like this, covering all aspects of well logging and formation evaluation, completely updated with the latest techniques and applications. · A valuable reference dedicated solely to well logging and formation evaluation. · Comprehensive coverage of the latest technologies and practices, including, troubleshooting for stuck pipe, operational decisions, and logging contracts. · Packed with money-saving and time saving strategies for the engineer working in the field.

Reservoir Formation Damage

Reservoir Formation Damage
Author: Faruk Civan,Faruk Civan, PhD
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 1136
Release: 2011-08-30
ISBN 10: 9780080471433
ISBN 13: 0080471439
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Reservoir Formation Damage Book Review:

Reservoir Formation Damage, Second edition is a comprehensive treatise of the theory and modeling of common formation damage problems and is an important guide for research and development, laboratory testing for diagnosis and effective treatment, and tailor-fit- design of optimal strategies for mitigation of reservoir formation damage. The new edition includes field case histories and simulated scenarios demonstrating the consequences of formation damage in petroleum reservoirs Faruk Civan, Ph.D., is an Alumni Chair Professor in the Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering at the University of Oklahoma in Norman. Dr. Civan has received numerous honors and awards, including five distinguished lectureship awards and the 2003 SPE Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty. Petroleum engineers and managers get critical material on evaluation, prevention, and remediation of formation damage which can save or cost millions in profits from a mechanistic point of view State-of-the-Art knowledge and valuable insights into the nature of processes and operational practices causing formation damage Provides new strategies designed to minimize the impact of and avoid formation damage in petroleum reservoirs with the newest drilling, monitoring, and detection techniques

Underbalanced Drilling Limits and Extremes

Underbalanced Drilling  Limits and Extremes
Author: Bill Rehm,Arash Haghshenas,Amir Saman Paknejad,Abdullah Al-Yami,Jim Hughes
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 629
Release: 2013-11-25
ISBN 10: 0127999809
ISBN 13: 9780127999807
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Underbalanced Drilling Limits and Extremes Book Review:

The present crude oil and natural gas reservoirs around the world have depleted conventional production levels. To continue enhancing productivity for the remaining mature reservoirs, drilling decision-makers could no longer rely on traditional balanced or overbalanced methods of drilling. Derived from conventional air drilling, underbalanced drilling is increasingly necessary to meet today’s energy and drilling needs. While more costly and extreme, underbalanced drilling can minimize pressure within the formation, increase drilling rate of penetration, reduce formation damage and lost circulation, making mature reservoirs once again viable and more productive. To further explain this essential drilling procedure, Bill Rehm, an experienced legend in drilling along with his co-editors, has compiled a handbook perfect for the drilling supervisor. Underbalanced Drilling: Limits and Extremes, written under the auspices of the IADC Technical Publications Committee, contain many great features and contributions including: Real case studies shared by major service companies to give the reader guidelines on what might happen in actual operations Questions and answers at the end of the chapters for upcoming engineers to test their knowledge Common procedures, typical and special equipment involved, and most importantly, the limits and challenges that still surround this technology

Advanced Well Completion Engineering

Advanced Well Completion Engineering
Author: Wan Renpu
Publsiher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 736
Release: 2011-08-23
ISBN 10: 9780123858696
ISBN 13: 0123858690
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advanced Well Completion Engineering Book Review:

Once a natural gas or oil well is drilled, and it has been verified that commercially viable, it must be "completed" to allow for the flow of petroleum or natural gas out of the formation and up to the surface. This process includes: casing, pressure and temperature evaluation, and the proper instillation of equipment to ensure an efficient flow out of the well. In recent years, these processes have been greatly enhanced by new technologies. Advanced Well Completion Engineering summarizes and explains these advances while providing expert advice for deploying these new breakthrough engineering systems. The book has two themes: one, the idea of preventing damage, and preventing formation from drilling into an oil formation to putting the well introduction stage; and two, the utilization of nodal system analysis method, which optimizes the pressure distribution from reservoir to well head, and plays the sensitivity analysis to design the tubing diameters first and then the production casing size, so as to achieve whole system optimization. With this book, drilling and production engineers should be able to improve operational efficiency by applying the latest state of the art technology in all facets of well completion during development drilling-completion and work over operations. One of the only books devoted to the key technologies for all major aspects of advanced well completion activities. Unique coverage of all aspects of well completion activities based on 25 years in the exploration, production and completion industry. Matchless in-depth technical advice for achieving operational excellence with advance solutions.

Environmental Technology in the Oil Industry

Environmental Technology in the Oil Industry
Author: Stefan T. Orszulik
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 408
Release: 2007-12-05
ISBN 10: 1402054726
ISBN 13: 9781402054723
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Environmental Technology in the Oil Industry Book Review:

This significantly updated second edition of a classic work on the subject identifies the issues and constraints for each stage in the production of petroleum products – what they are, who is imposing them and why, their technical and financial implications. It then looks in detail at the technological solutions which have been found or are being developed. It also places these developments in their legal and commercial context.

Illinois Register

Illinois Register
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1997
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: MINN:31951P01033926K
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Well Completion Design

Well Completion Design
Author: Jonathan Bellarby
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 726
Release: 2009-04-13
ISBN 10: 9780080932521
ISBN 13: 0080932525
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Well Completion Design Book Review:

Completions are the conduit between hydrocarbon reservoirs and surface facilities. They are a fundamental part of any hydrocarbon field development project. The have to be designed for safely maximising the hydrocarbon recovery from the well and may have to last for many years under ever changing conditions. Issues include: connection with the reservoir rock, avoiding sand production, selecting the correct interval, pumps and other forms of artificial lift, safety and integrity, equipment selection and installation and future well interventions. * Course book based on course well completion design by TRACS International * Unique in its field: Coverage of offshore, subsea, and landbased completions in all of the major hydrocarbon basins of the world. * Full colour

Petroleum Production Engineering

Petroleum Production Engineering
Author: Boyun Guo,,Xinghui Liu,Xuehao Tan
Publsiher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 780
Release: 2017-02-10
ISBN 10: 0128096128
ISBN 13: 9780128096123
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Petroleum Production Engineering Book Review:

Petroleum Production Engineering, Second Edition, updates both the new and veteran engineer on how to employ day-to-day production fundamentals to solve real-world challenges with modern technology. Enhanced to include equations and references with today’s more complex systems, such as working with horizontal wells, workovers, and an entire new section of chapters dedicated to flow assurance, this go-to reference remains the most all-inclusive source for answering all upstream and midstream production issues. Completely updated with five sections covering the entire production spectrum, including well productivity, equipment and facilities, well stimulation and workover, artificial lift methods, and flow assurance, this updated edition continues to deliver the most practical applied production techniques, answers, and methods for today’s production engineer and manager. In addition, updated Excel spreadsheets that cover the most critical production equations from the book are included for download. Updated to cover today’s critical production challenges, such as flow assurance, horizontal and multi-lateral wells, and workovers Guides users from theory to practical application with the help of over 50 online Excel spreadsheets that contain basic production equations, such as gas lift potential, multilateral gas well deliverability, and production forecasting Delivers an all-inclusive product with real-world answers for training or quick look up solutions for the entire petroleum production spectrum

JPT Journal of Petroleum Technology

JPT  Journal of Petroleum Technology
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2008
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105122844728
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Composition and Properties of Drilling and Completion Fluids

Composition and Properties of Drilling and Completion Fluids
Author: Ryen Caenn,HCH Darley,George R. Gray
Publsiher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 720
Release: 2011-09-29
ISBN 10: 0123838592
ISBN 13: 9780123838599
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Composition and Properties of Drilling and Completion Fluids Book Review:

The petroleum industry in general has been dominated by engineers and production specialists. The upstream segment of the industry is dominated by drilling/completion engineers. Usually, neither of those disciplines have a great deal of training in the chemistry aspects of drilling and completing a well prior to its going on production. The chemistry of drilling fluids and completion fluids have a profound effect on the success of a well. For example, historically the drilling fluid costs to drill a well have averaged around 7% of the overall cost of the well, before completion. The successful delivery of up to 100% of that wellbore, in many cases may be attributable to the fluid used. Considered the "bible" of the industry, Composition and Properties of Drilling and Completion Fluids, first written by Walter Rogers in 1948, and updated on a regular basis thereafter, is a key tool to achieving successful delivery of the wellbore. In its Sixth Edition, Composition and Properties of Drilling and Completion Fluids has been updated and revised to incorporate new information on technology, economic, and political issues that have impacted the use of fluids to drill and complete oil and gas wells. With updated content on Completion Fluids and Reservoir Drilling Fluids, Health, Safety & Environment, Drilling Fluid Systems and Products, new fluid systems and additives from both chemical and engineering perspectives, Wellbore Stability, adding the new R&D on water-based muds, and with increased content on Equipment and Procedures for Evaluating Drilling Fluid Performance in light of the advent of digital technology and better manufacturing techniques, Composition and Properties of Drilling and Completion Fluids has been thoroughly updated to meet the drilling and completion engineer's needs. Explains a myriad of new products and fluid systems Cover the newest API/SI standards New R&D on water-based muds New emphases on Health, Safety & Environment New Chapter on waste management and disposal

Petroleum Engineering Handbook

Petroleum Engineering Handbook
Author: Larry W. Lake
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 864
Release: 2006
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105132347894
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Petroleum Engineering Handbook Book Review:

Volume I, General Engineering, includes chapters on mathematics, fluid properties (fluid sampling techniques; properties and correlations of oil, gas, condensate, and water; hydrocarbon phase behavior and phase diagrams for hydrocarbon systems; the phasebehavior of water/hydrocarbon systems; and the properties of waxes, asphaltenes, and crude oil emulsions), rock properties (bulk rock properties, permeability, relative permeability, and capillary pressure), the economic and regulatory environment, and the role of fossil energy in the 21st century energy mix (from SPE Website).

Gas Well Deliquification

Gas Well Deliquification
Author: James F. Lea,Henry V. Nickens,Mike Wells
Publsiher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 608
Release: 2011-08-30
ISBN 10: 0080569404
ISBN 13: 9780080569406
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Gas Well Deliquification Book Review:

Liquid loading can reduce production and shorten the lifecycle of a well costing a company millions in revenue. A handy guide on the latest techniques, equipment, and chemicals used in de-watering gas wells, Gas Well Deliquification, 2nd Edition continues to be the engineer’s choice for recognizing and minimizing the effects of liquid loading. The 2nd Edition serves as a guide discussing the most frequently used methods and tools used to diagnose liquid loading problems and reduce the detrimental effects of liquid loading on gas production. With new extensive chapters on Coal Bed Methane and Production this is the essential reference for operating engineers, reservoir engineers, consulting engineers and service companies who supply gas well equipment. It provides managers with a comprehensive look into the methods of successful Production Automation as well as tools for the profitable use, production and supervision of coal bed gases. • Turnkey solutions for the problems of liquid loading interference • Based on decades of practical, easy to use methods of de-watering gas wells • Expands on the 1st edition’s useful reference with new methods for utilizing Production Automation and managing Coal Bed Methane

Advanced Natural Gas Engineering

Advanced Natural Gas Engineering
Author: Xiuli Wang,Michael Economides
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2013-11-25
ISBN 10: 0127999949
ISBN 13: 9780127999944
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advanced Natural Gas Engineering Book Review:

Natural gas is playing an increasing role in meeting world energy demands because of its abundance, versatility, and its clean burning nature. As a result, lots of new gas exploration, field development and production activities are under way, especially in places where natural gas until recently was labeled as “stranded . Because a significant portion of natural gas reserves worldwide are located across bodies of water, gas transportation in the form of LNG or CNG becomes an issue as well. Finally natural gas is viewed in comparison to the recently touted alternatives. Therefore, there is a need to have a book covering all the unique aspects and challenges related to natural gas from the upstream to midstream and downstream. All these new issues have not been addressed in depth in any existing book. To bridge the gap, Xiuli Wang and Michael Economides have written a new book called Advanced Natural Gas Engineering. This book will serve as a reference for all engineers and professionals in the energy business. It can also be a textbook for students in petroleum and chemical engineering curricula and in training departments for a large group of companies.

Production Operations

Production Operations
Author: PetroSkills,Alan P. Roberts
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2012-06-15
ISBN 10: 9780930972301
ISBN 13: 0930972309
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Blowout and Well Control Handbook

Blowout and Well Control Handbook
Author: Robert D. Grace
Publsiher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 472
Release: 2017-05-26
ISBN 10: 0128126752
ISBN 13: 9780128126752
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Blowout and Well Control Handbook Book Review:

Blowout and Well Control Handbook, Second Edition, brings the engineer and rig personnel up to date on all the useful methods, equipment, and project details needed to solve daily well control challenges. Blowouts are the most expensive and one of the most preventable accidents in the oil and gas industry. While some rig crews experience frequent well control incidents, some go years before seeing the real thing. Either way, the crew must always be prepared with quick understanding of the operations and calculations necessary to maintain well control. Updated to cover the lessons learned and new technology following the Macondo incident, this fully detailed reference will cover detection of influxes and losses in equipment and methods, a greater emphasis on kick tolerance considerations, an expanded section on floating drilling and deepwater floating drilling procedures, and a new blowout case history from Bangladesh. With updated photos, case studies, and practice examples, Blowout and Well Control Handbook, Second Edition will continue to deliver critical and modern well control information to ensure engineers and personnel stay safe, environmentally-responsible, and effective on the rig. Features updated and new case studies including a chapter devoted to the lessons learned and new procedures following Macondo Teaches new technology such as liquid packer techniques and a new chapter devoted to relief well design and operations Improves on both offshore and onshore operations with expanded material and photos on special conditions, challenges, and control procedures throughout the entire cycle of the well