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

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

by Joe P. DeGeare, David Haughton, Mark McGurk
     
 

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

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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.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750677028
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
05/21/2003
Series:
Gulf Drilling Guides Series
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
0.56(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

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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