Formulas and Calculations for Drilling, Production and Workover

Formulas and Calculations for Drilling, Production and Workover

by Norton J. Lapeyrouse
     
 

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The most complete manual of its kind, this handy book gives you all the formulas and calculations you are likely to need in drilling operations. New updated material includes conversion tables into metric. Separate chapters deal with calculations for drilling fluids, pressure control, and engineering. Example calculations are provided throughout.

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The most complete manual of its kind, this handy book gives you all the formulas and calculations you are likely to need in drilling operations. New updated material includes conversion tables into metric. Separate chapters deal with calculations for drilling fluids, pressure control, and engineering. Example calculations are provided throughout.

Presented in easy-to-use, step-by-step order, Formulas and Calculations is a quick reference for day-to-day work out on the rig. It also serves as a handy study guide for drilling and well control certification courses. Virtually all the mathematics required out on the drilling rig is here in one convenient source, including formulas for pressure gradient, specific gravity, pump output, annular velocity, buoyancy factor, volume and stroke, slug weight, drill string design, cementing, depth of washout, bulk density of cuttings, and stuck pipe.


The most complete manual of its kind

New updated material includes conversion tables into metric

Example calculations are provided throughout

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A quick-reference for day-to-day drilling operations, this manual includes formulas for pressure gradient, specific gravity, pump output, annular velocity, and buoyancy factor, as well as calculations for volume and stroke, slug weight, drill string design, ,cementing, depth of a washout, bulk density of cuttings, and stuck pipe. Separate chapters deal with calculations for drilling fluids, pressure control, and engineering. Example calculations are provided throughout. Spiral binding. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
From the Publisher
The authors statement that, 'this handy book gives you all the formations and calculations you are likely to need drilling operations' is justified due to the completeness and easy use of the information....The entire format has clearly been made with the user in mind... (Applied Mechanics Reviews, Vol. 46 No. 1)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780080506760
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
12/19/2002
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
File size:
7 MB

Meet the Author

Norton J. Lapeyrouse was a technical training instructor in oilfield courses with international experience. He developed numerous training programs, courses, and manuals designed for supervisory and field personnel. He was a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers of AIME., the American Society for Teaching and Development, and the IADC. subcommittee of Well Control Trainers Roundtable.

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