Pressure Control During Oil Well Drilling
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This is a free, online textbook offered by Bookboon.com.  "Porous sedimentary formations penetrated by the rock bit contain fluids such as oil, gas or salt water. If the hydrostatic pressure of the drilling fluid drops below the formation pore pressure, pore fluid will enter the well and “kick” the mud out of the well. To control the pressure while drilling you need to understand the behavior of gas. This book aims at explaining the physics and the engineering approaches behind pressures in the... More
Material Type: Open Textbook
Technical Format: PDF
Date Added to MERLOT: January 11, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 11, 2011
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Submitter: Cathy Swift

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Primary Audience: College Lower Division, College Upper Division
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Language: English
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