Introduction to Marine Drilling

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SKU 9781902157412
Publisher Witherby Seamanship International
ISBN 9781902157412
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This publication covers every aspect of marine drilling operations. From the history of marine drilling to the glossary of terms it is essential reading. It is illustrated throughout with hundreds of photos and diagrams. Chapters include: preparation for drilling operations, offshore drilling platform types, rigs and their equipment, drilling operations, marine operations, personnel and training procedures.

Sections cover:

  • The development of rotary drilling

  • Preparations for drilling - the operator, the contractor, costs the reservoir, exploration methods, site surveys

  • Offshore platform types - drilling from fixed platforms and mobile drilling units

  • The offshore rig and its equipment - basic components, the drill floor, derrick and drawworks, motion compensation, drilling and subsea equipment; the marine riser and well control.

  • Drilling operations - running the hole, drilling ahead, tripping, running and cementing casing

  • The drilling sequence, well testing, stimulation and plugging

  • Marine operations - stability, rig moves and helicopter operations

  • Personnel and training


Title: Introduction to Marine Drilling
Number of Pages: 354
Product Code: CL1074K
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-1-902157-41-2 (9781902157412), ISBN 10: 1-902157-41-9 (1902157419)
Published Date: January 1993
Binding Format: Paperback
Book Height: 215 mm
Book Width: 145 mm
Book Spine: 20 mm
Weight: 0.50 kg

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