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) [SIMetric]; 1.3. Hydrostatic Pressure (P) and (p) [USCS/British]; 1.4. Hydrostatic Pressure (P) and (p) [SIMetric]; 1.5. Pressure Gradient? (psi/ft), G (ppg) [USCS/British]; 1.6. Pressure Gradient G (SG) [SIMetric]; 1.7. Equivalent Circulating "Density" ECD (ppg) [USCS/British]. 

1.8. Equivalent Circulating "Density" ECD (N/liter) and ECD (SG) [SIMetric]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. TonMile (TM) Calculations; 2.6. Cementing Calculations; 2.7. Depth of a Washout; 2.8. Lost ReturnsLoss 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. OilBased Mud Calculations; 3.4. Solids Analysis; 3.5. Solids Fractions (BariteTreated 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 SelectionOptimized 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 DeterminationSurface Applications; 5.8. Fracture Gradient DeterminationSubsea Applications; 5.9. Directional Drilling Calculations. 
Note 
5.10. Miscellaneous Equations and Calculations. 
Summary 
A quick reference for daytoday 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 easytouse, stepbystep 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.) 
