The Guide to Oilwell Fishing Operations: Tools, Techniques, and Rules of Thumb

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Overview

No fishing job is a welcome operation, but this new edition of a classic reference helps you do the job efficiently and economically. This practical guide is packed with illustrations and descriptions of fishing equipment and tools to help you solve just about any fishing problem. Foremen, engineers, and superintendents who write procedures, make drilling decisions, and supervise operations will find this handy book invaluable, and trainees will find it an excellent learning manual.

Oilwell Fishing Operations tells how to free stuck pipe, part the pipe string, and repair casing. It describes the various types of catching tools, jars, mills, junk, baskets, and hydrostatic and rotating bailers, along with washover operations, wireline fishing, fishing in cavities, and fishing in high angle deviated and horizontal wells. The author's tips and warnings are sure to save you time and money in avoided misruns, downtime, and lost equipment.

• Currently, there is no other book on the market focused only on oilwell fishing operations.
• Covers all of the best practices for oilwell fishing operations and all of the latest equipment.
• The first book in the "Gulf Drilling Guides" series, the first, last, and only stop for the drilling engineer with a problem to solve.

Audience: Reservoir engineers, drilling engineers, tool pushers, derrickmen.

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No fishing job is a welcome operation, but this new edition of a classic reference helps you do the job efficiently and economically. This practical guide is packed with illustrations and descriptions of fishing equipment and tools to help you solve just about any fishing problem. - Offshore Engineer, October 2004
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750677028
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 5/21/2003
  • Series: Gulf Drilling Guides Series
  • Pages: 200
  • Sales rank: 935,706
  • Product dimensions: 0.56 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Meet the Author

Joe is the Vice President of Operations at NCS Energy Services, Inc. An executive leader with 20-plus years of experience, he started in the fishing tool business as a shop foreman and worked his way through tool operator, assistant manager, district manager, and regional operations manager. He has worked in several international locations such as Egypt, Singapore and Australia for Baker Oil Tools as well as many other industry-leading companies. He holds one co-patent for downhole vibration technology and other application in progress. He has presented papers with SPE and other organization along with co-authoring articles for trade journals.

David has been involved with fishing operations for his entire career, since 1971. He has been with Baker Oil Tools since 1978 as a fishing tool operator and has held the title of Senior Applications Specialist since 1997. He has co-written articles for Hart and SPE, and he has 1 patent and 4 patent applications in progress.

Mark is Thru-Tubing Fishing Product Line Manager with Baker Oil Tools. Since joining Baker Oil Tools in early 1997 Mark has held positions as thru-tubing operations engineer and live well Interventions operations manager based in the UK. Prior to that he spent 8 years working with coiled tubing service companies as a technical engineer. He relocated to Houston in September 2000 to take up his current position. Mark has written articles for various industry journals and co-authored numerous SPE papers. Mark is also a member of the International Coiled Tubing Association (Icota).

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Table of Contents

Abbreviated: Communication and Avoiding Hazards, Economics of Fishing, Cardinal Rules in Fishing, Pipe Sticking, Determining Stuck Point, Parting the Pipe String, Catch Tools, Jarring Stuck Pipe or Tools, Washover Operations, Loose Junk Fishing, Mills and Rotary Shoes, Wireline Fishing, Retrieving Stuck Packers, Fishing in Cavities, Sidetracking Methods, Section and Pilot Milling, Repair of Casing Failures and Leaks, Fishing in High Angle Deviated and Horizontal Wells, Plug and Abandon Operations, Miscellaneous Tools, Thru-tubing Standard Tools.

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