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Author Lyons, William C.
Title Formulas and calculations for drilling, production, and workover [electronic resource] : all the formulas you need to solve drilling and production problems / William C. Lyons, Tom Carter and Norton J. Lapeyrousse.
Publication Info. Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2011.
Edition 3rd ed.
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Description 1 online resource : ill., char.
Note Includes index.
Contents Cover image; Table of Contents; Front matter; Copyright; Preface; Chapter One. Basic Equations; 1.0. Terminology; 1.1. Mud Weight MW (lb/ft3), Mud Weight MW (ppg), and Specific Gravity (SG) [USCS/British]; 1.2. Density? (kg/m3 or kg/liter), Mud Weight MW (N/m3 or N/liter), and Specific Gravity (SG) [SI-Metric]; 1.3. Hydrostatic Pressure (P) and (p) [USCS/British]; 1.4. Hydrostatic Pressure (P) and (p) [SI-Metric]; 1.5. Pressure Gradient? (psi/ft), G (ppg) [USCS/British]; 1.6. Pressure Gradient G (SG) [SI-Metric]; 1.7. Equivalent Circulating "Density" ECD (ppg) [USCS/British].
1.8. Equivalent Circulating "Density" ECD (N/liter) and ECD (SG) [SI-Metric]1.9. Mud Pump Output Q (bbl/stk) and q (gpm) [USCS/British]; 1.10. Capacity Formulas; 1.11. Annular Velocity Van (ft/min); 1.12. Strokes per Minute (SPM) Required for a Given Annular Velocity; 1.13. Control Drilling; 1.14. Buoyancy Factor (BF); 1.15. Decrease When Pulling Pipe Out of the Hole; 1.16. Loss of Overbalance Due to Falling Mud Level; 1.17. Circulating Hydraulic Horsepower (HHP); 1.18. Pump Pressure/Pump Stroke Relationship (the Roughneck's Formula); 1.19. Cost per Foot; 1.20. Temperature Conversion Formulas.
Chapter Two. Basic Calculations2.0. Capacity, Volumes, and Strokes; 2.1. Slug Calculations; 2.2. Accumulator Capacity; 2.3. Bulk Density of Cuttings (Using Mud Balance); 2.4. Drill String Design (Limitations); 2.5. Ton-Mile (TM) Calculations; 2.6. Cementing Calculations; 2.7. Depth of a Washout; 2.8. Lost Returns--Loss of Overbalance; 2.9. Stuck Pipe Calculations; 2.10. Calculations Required for Placing Spotting Pills in an Open Hole Annulus; 2.11. Pressure Required to Break Circulation; Chapter Three. Drilling Fluids; 3.0. Mud Density Increase and Volume Change.
3.1. Mud Weight Reduction with Base Liquid Dilution3.2. Mixing Fluids of Different Densities; 3.3. Oil-Based Mud Calculations; 3.4. Solids Analysis; 3.5. Solids Fractions (Barite-Treated Muds); 3.6. Dilution of Mud System; 3.7. Evaluation of Hydrocyclones; 3.8. Evaluation of Centrifuge; Chapter Four. Pressure Control; 4.0. Normal Kill Sheet; 4.1. Calculations; 4.2. Kill Sheet with a Tapered String; 4.3. Kill Sheet for a Highly Deviated Well; 4.4. Prerecorded Information; 4.5. Kick Analysis; 4.6. Pressure Analysis; 4.7. Stripping/Snubbing Calculations; 4.8. Subsea Considerations.
4.9. Workover Operations4.10. Controlling Gas Migration; 4.11. Gas Lubrication; 4.12. Annular Stripping Procedures; 4.13. Worksheet; Chapter Five. Engineering Calculations; 5.0. Bit Nozzle Selection--Optimized Hydraulics; 5.1. Hydraulics Analysis; 5.2. Critical Annular Velocity and Critical Flow Rate; 5.3. The "d" Exponent; 5.4. Cuttings Slip Velocity; 5.5. Surge and Swab Pressures; 5.6. Equivalent Circulation Density (ECD); 5.7. Fracture Gradient Determination--Surface Applications; 5.8. Fracture Gradient Determination--Subsea Applications; 5.9. Directional Drilling Calculations.
Note 5.10. Miscellaneous Equations and Calculations.
Summary A quick reference for day-to-day work out on the rig or a handy study guide for drilling and well control certification courses, Formulas and Calculations for Drilling, Production and Workover has served a generation of oilfield professionals throughout their careers. Compact and readable, Formulas and Calculations for Drilling, Production and Workover, 3rd Edition is a problem solving time saving tool for the most basic or complex predicaments encountered in the field. All formulas and calculations are presented in easy-to-use, step-by-step order, virtually all the mathematics required out on.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Oil wells -- Management -- Mathematics.
Oil wells -- Management -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Mining engineering.
Added Author Lapeyrouse, Norton J.
Carter, Thomas.
Related To Print version: Lapeyrouse, Norton J. Formulas and Calculations for Drilling, Production, and Workover : All the Formulas You Need to Solve Drilling and Production Problems Burlington : Elsevier Science, c2011 9781856179294
ISBN 9781856179300 (electronic bk.)
1856179303 (electronic bk.)
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