Main menu

Pages

May 2020

The Effect of Weighting Materials on mud
petroleum 21 May 2020
 Barite Barite  (or  barytes)  is  barium  sulphate,  BaSO4  and  it  is  the  most  commonly  used  weighting material in the drilli...
Read more
WELL CONTROL SYSTEM
petroleum 09 May 2020
Blowout preventers (BOPs) Blowout preventers (BOPs), in conjunction with other equipment and techniques, are used to close the well in...
Read more
Handling Tools for Drilling
petroleum 09 May 2020
Spinning Chain A relatively short length of chain attached to the tong pull chain on the manual tongs used to make up drill pipe. Th...
Read more
Bottom hole assembly
petroleum 09 May 2020
 Float Collars A float collar is a one way valve placed at one or two joints above the shoe. The float collar provides the same functi...
Read more
Introduction to Drilling Bits ROLLER CONE BITS
petroleum 07 May 2020
DRILLING BITS: ROLLER CONE BITS: As the name implies, roller cone bits are made up of (usually) three equal-sized cones and three id...
Read more
Oil Well Drilling mud pits
petroleum 06 May 2020
MUD PITS Mud pits are required for holding an excess volume of drilling mud at the surface. This surface volume  allows  time  for  se...
Read more
Drilling Mud Circulation System
petroleum 06 May 2020
CIRCULATING SYSTEM A major function of fluid-circulating system is to remove the rock cuttings from the hole as the  drilling  progres...
Read more
Drilling Rig Rotary Table Sizes
petroleum 05 May 2020
Land drilling rigs can be classified according to the drilling depth into different sizes Light duty rigs: drill holes from about (3000...
Read more
Machining, Rotary Drilling Methods
petroleum 05 May 2020
CABLE TOOL METHOD Cable tool method has its beginnings 4000 years ago in China. it was the earliest drilling method and  has  been ...
Read more
 Drilling problems Lost Circulation
petroleum 05 May 2020
LOST CIRCULATION Lost circulation is the loss of mud or cement to the formation during drilling operations. Lost :circulation ...
Read more
Rotary System accessories
petroleum 04 May 2020
Pipe Ramp   An angled ramp for dragging drill pipe up to the drilling platform or .bringing pipe down off the drill platform Pip...
Read more
Cement Plugs Oilfield Glossary
petroleum 04 May 2020
Cement Plugs The main functions of cement plugs are,below  Separate mud from cement  Wipe the casing from mud before cement is p...
Read more
Cementing equipment Hardware
petroleum 04 May 2020
CEMENTING HARDWARE : Some or all of the following equipment is used during cementing operations  Guide shoes A  guide  shoe ...
Read more