Coauthored by a leading drilling engineering professor/researcher and a well-experienced drilling research advisor, Drilling Engineering explains the fundamentals and field practices in drilling operations. This textbook is an excellent resource for drilling engineers, drilling supervisors and managers, and petroleum engineering students. Topics covered include: ac Drilling rig requirements, selection, and evaluation ac Drilling fluids, including functions, types, selection criteria, evaluation, rheology ac Drilling fluid hydraulics and design requirements ac Drillstring mechanics ac Drill bit mechanics, including types, operational requirements, optimization ac Well control mechanics ac Pore and fracture pressures prediction and application ac Directional, horizontal, and multilateral well drilling ac Cementing and casing design ac Drilling problems and solutions ac Overview of underbalanced, slim hole, and coiled tubing drilling Key Features a Benefits for the Reader: ac Full understanding of the rotary drilling process and its engineering design aspects ac Recognizing drilling problems and determining solution options ac Design, execution and post analysis of all drilling programsCoauthored by a leading drilling engineering professor/researcher and a well-experienced drilling research advisor, Drilling Engineering explains the fundamentals and field practices in drilling operations.
|Author||:||Jamal J. Azar, G. Robello Samuel|
|Publisher||:||PennWell Books - 2007|