Air and gas drilling manual / William C. Lyons ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Lyons, William C | Lyons, William C. Air and gas drilling manual
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : ELSEVIER c2009Edition: 3rd editionDescription: Xii, (Various pgs). : ill. ; 25 cmISBN: 9780123708953; 0123708958Subject(s): Air drilling (Petroleum engineering) | Gas drilling (Petroleum engineering)DDC classification: 622.2281 Online resources: Publisher description
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Introduction and units
1.1 Objective and terminology
1.2 Engineering calculations and units

-- Air and gas versus mud
2.1 Rotary drilling
2.2 Circulation systems
2.3 Comparison of mud and air drilling

-- Surface equipment -- Downhole equipment
3.1 Drilling location
3.2 Flow line to the rig
3.3 Wellhead equipment
3.4 Flow line from rig

Downhole Equipment
4.1 Rotary drill string
4.2 Drill bits
4.3 Bottom hole assembly
4.4 Drill pipe
5.4 Safety Equipment
4.6 Drill string design

-- Compressors and nitrogen generators
5.1 Compressor classification
5.2 Standard units
5.3 Continuous flow (dynamic ) compressor
etc

-- Direct circulation models
6.1 Basic assumption
6.2 General derivation
6.3 Aerated fluid drilling model
etc

-- Reverse circulation models
7.1 Basic assumption
7.2 General derivation
7.3 Aerated fluid drilling model
7.4 Stable foam drilling model
7.5 Air and gas drilling model

-- Air, gas and unstable foam drilling
8.1 Deep well planning
8.2 Minimum volumetric flow rate and compressor selection
8.3 Bottom hole and injection pressure
8.4 Water injection and formation water influx
8.5 Prime mover fuel consumption
8.6 Conclusion

-- Aerated fluids drilling
9.1 Deep well drilling planning
9.2 Aerated fluids drilling operation
9.3 Minimum volumetric flow rates
9.4 Non friction and friction illustrative example
9.5 Conclusion

-- Stable foam drilling
10.1 Stable foam rheology
10.2 Deep well drilling planning
10.3 Stable foam drilling operations
10.4 Minimum volumetric flow rates
10.5 Nonfiction and friction illustratrative example
10.6 Conclusion

-- Specialized downhole drilling equipment
11.1 DTM
11.2 PDM
11.3 Conclusion

-- Underbalanced drilling.
12. 1 Introduction
12.2 Vertical wells
12.3 Directional wells
12.4 Conclusion

Includes bibliographical references and index

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