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An Introduction to Marine Drilling

Year: 1993
Language: english
Author: Malcolm Maclachlan
Format: PDF
Quality: Scanned pages
Number of pages: 354
Description: From the history of marine drilling to the glossary of terms it is essential reading. Hundreds of photos and diagrams are used to illustrate all chapters which include: preparation for drilling operations, offshore drilling platform types, rigs and their equipment, drilling operations, marine operations, personnel and training procedures.


The development of rotary drilling
Preparations for drilling - the operator, the contractor, costs the reservoir, exploration methods, site surveys
Offshore platform types - drilling from fixed platforms and mobile drilling units
The offshore rig and its equipment - basic components, the drill floor, derrick and drawworks, motion compensation, drilling and subsea equipment; the marine riser and well control.
Drilling operations - running the hole, drilling ahead, tripping, running and cementing casing
The drilling sequence, well testing, stimulation and plugging
Marine operations - stability, rig moves and helicopter operations
Personnel and training

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Rating: 5 / 5 (Votes: 13)
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