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<I> World Oil's</I> reference guide for production tubing and tubing couplings to 5-in. OD. This guide gives connection dimensions, steel grades and coupling type. Connection manufacturers’ contact information is also provided.
Making the decision to ignite a blowout should be done carefully. Many, but not all wells are voluntary ignition candidates. Setting certain blowouts on fire may be mandatory, including some H2S wells
Although always caused by a pressure differential, there are many ways that flow can be initiated, and signs of a problem may not be obvious
Use of longer, higher pressure stacks for well interventions prompted design and successful application of a stress modeling and field operation monitoring system.
The latest-generation geotechnical drillship can conduct detailed site investigations in water depths as great as 3,000 m. It has proven itself in a variety of locations.
In a 60-year-old Texas field, production was down to less than seven bopd/well. Geologic maps were evaluated with volume/production analyzing software to back a 45-well recompletion project.
Design and application of industry's first mudline shut-off system to make surface BOP drilling environmentally safer with the accompanying high-pressure riser.
A new environmental group - everyone's got a stake
Sequencing the future of energy
Indonesia mulls tax changes; Thai activity booms
MMS makes first 10-year production forecast; World offshore forecast
Methane from Mars' surface? New abiogenic methane source discovered on Earth
News & Resources
Vol. 226 No. 1 UWG Group, a global group of subsea engineering companies, has relaunched its business as Acteon, and has announced the first acquisition under its new
Vol. 226 No. 1
While oil prices continued to fall around the low $40s, OPEC decided to decrease production by 1 million bopd, wit
Vol. 226 No. 1 Intelligent hydraulic choke The HCM-A Multi-Position Adjustable Hydraulic Choke from Baker Oil Tools offers significant advantages in reliabili
Vol. 226 No. 1 Mark McNeill has been named president of Master Flo, Inc. He has been with the company since 1979, and served most recently as VP of marketing. Chad Dann
Vol. 226 No. 1 KURT S. ABRAHAM, MANAGING/INTERNATIONAL EDITOR
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