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Title Underbalanced drilling [electronic resource] : limits and extremes / editors, Bill Rehm ... [et al.].
Publication Info. Houston, TX : Gulf Publishing Company, c2012.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Knovel    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xlix, 629 p.) : ill.
Series Gulf drilling series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Description based on print version record.
Summary 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 operationsQuestions and answers at the end of the chapters for upcoming engineers to test their knowledgeCommon procedures, typical and special equipment involved, and most importantly, the limits and challenges that still surround this technology.
Subject Underbalanced drilling (Petroleum engineering)
Boring.
Added Author Rehm, Bill, 1929-
Related To Print version: Underbalanced drilling. Houston, TX : Gulf Publishing Company, c2012 1933762055 (DLC) 2012005311 (OCoLC)781277869
ISBN 9781621980230 (electronic bk.)
1621980235 (electronic bk.)
9781933762050 (electronic bk.)
1933762055 (electronic bk.)
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