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Air and Gas Drilling Manual

Applications for Oil and Gas Recovery Wells and Geothermal Fluids Recovery Wells

Book • Third Edition2009

Authors:

William C. Lyons, Boyun Guo, ... Greg D. Hawley

Air and Gas Drilling Manual

Applications for Oil and Gas Recovery Wells and Geothermal Fluids Recovery Wells

Book • Third Edition2009

 

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Authors:

William C. Lyons, Boyun Guo, ... Greg D. Hawley

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    Chpater 1 - Introduction and Units

    Pages 1-7

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    Chpater 2 - Air and Gas Versus Mud

    Pages 9-34

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    Chpater 3 - Surface Equipment

    Pages 35-58

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    Chpater 4 - Downhole Equipment

    Pages 59-92

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    Chpater 5 - Compressors and Nitrogen Generators

    Pages 93-143

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    Chpater 6 - Direct Circulation Models

    Pages 145-164

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    Chpater 7 - Reverse Circulation Models

    Pages 165-182

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    Chpater 8 - Air, Gas, and Unstable Foam Drilling

    Pages 183-212

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    Chpater 9 - Aerated Fluids Drilling

    Pages 213-244

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    Chpater 10 - Stable Foam Drilling

    Pages 245-263

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    Chpater 11 - Specialized Downhole Drilling Equipment

    Pages 265-281

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    Chpater 12 - Underbalanced Drilling

    Pages 283-309

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    Appendix A - Dimensions and Units, Conversion Factors

    Pages A1-A6

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    Appendix B - Average Annual Atmospheric Conditions

    Pages B1-B5

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    Appendix C - Chapter 8 Illustrative Example MathCad™ Solutions

    Pages C1-C104

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    Appendix D - Chapter 9 Illustrative Example MathCad™ Solutions

    Pages D1-D126

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    Appendix E - Chapter 10 Illustrative Example MathCad™ Solutions

    Pages E1-E108

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    Appendix F - Chapter 11 Illustrative Example MathCad™ Solutions

    Pages F1-F70

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    Appendix G - Direct Circulation Minimum Volumetric Flow Rates

    Pages G1-G27

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    Index

    Pages INDEX1-INDEX5

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The third edition of Air and Gas Drilling Manual describes the basic simulation models for drilling deep wells with air or gas drilling fluids, gasified two-phase drilling fluids, and stable foam drilling fluids. The models are the basis for the development of a systematic method for planning under balanced deep well drilling operations and for monitoring the drilling operation as well as construction project advances.

Air and Gas Drilling Manual discusses both oil and natural gas industry applications, and geotechnical (water well, environmental, mining) industry applications. Important well construction and completion issues are discussed for all applications.

The engineering analyses techniques are used to develop pre-operations planning methods, troubleshooting operations monitoring techniques and overall operations risk analysis. The essential objective of the book is drilling and well construction cost management control. The book is in both SI and British Imperial units.

The third edition of Air and Gas Drilling Manual describes the basic simulation models for drilling deep wells with air or gas drilling fluids, gasified two-phase drilling fluids, and stable foam drilling fluids. The models are the basis for the development of a systematic method for planning under balanced deep well drilling operations and for monitoring the drilling operation as well as construction project advances.

Air and Gas Drilling Manual discusses both oil and natural gas industry applications, and geotechnical (water well, environmental, mining) industry applications. Important well construction and completion issues are discussed for all applications.

The engineering analyses techniques are used to develop pre-operations planning methods, troubleshooting operations monitoring techniques and overall operations risk analysis. The essential objective of the book is drilling and well construction cost management control. The book is in both SI and British Imperial units.

Key Features

  • Master the air and gas drilling techniques in construction and development of water wells, monitoring wells, geotechnical boreholes, mining operations boreholes and more
  • 30% of all wells drilled use gas and air, according to the U.S. Department of Energy estimates
  • Contains basic simulation equations with examples for direct and reverse circulation drilling models and examples for air and gas, gasified fluids, and stable foam drilling models
  • Master the air and gas drilling techniques in construction and development of water wells, monitoring wells, geotechnical boreholes, mining operations boreholes and more
  • 30% of all wells drilled use gas and air, according to the U.S. Department of Energy estimates
  • Contains basic simulation equations with examples for direct and reverse circulation drilling models and examples for air and gas, gasified fluids, and stable foam drilling models

Details

ISBN

978-0-12-370895-3

Language

English

Published

2009

Copyright

Copyright © 2009 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved

Imprint

Gulf Professional Publishing

Authors

William C. Lyons

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, New Mexico (Retired)

Boyun Guo

University of Louisiana, Lafayette, Louisiana

Reuben L. Graham

Weatherford International USA Ltd., Fort Worth, Texas

Greg D. Hawley

Redstone Industries Ltd., San Angelo, Texas