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  Sand Control Overview
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 Perforating Solutions from Halliburton

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 Drilling Technology

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Well Control Books

  Well Control B1  259 MB

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Well Control 146 MB
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 Blowout & Well Control Handbook

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  Well Control & IWCF  RAR

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  Drilling Practices Manual – Moore

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 Drilling Assembly Handbook

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 Well Control Manual part.1 from Well Control School      Download

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  Well Control Equipment  ZIP   21 MB

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Well Control Equipment RAR 1.8 MB
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 Kicks & Well Control

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 Wild Well Control

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 Well Control – ABERDEEN Drilling School

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  Well Control Course
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Well Intervention Presssure Control (IWCF)  76 MB
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Well Control for the Drilling Team
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Pressure Control During Oil well Drilling

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Directional Drilling Books

 Directional Drilling  PowerPoint

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  Directional Drilling Technology  PowerPoint

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  Directional Drilling from Schlumberger    68 MB

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  Drilling and Completion of Horizontal Drilling

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 Introduction to Directional Drilling

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 Controlled Directional Drilling

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  Horizontal and Multilateral Drilling

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  Directional Drilling from Baker Hughes

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   Horizontal Drilling

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  a Review of Horizontal Well Drilling

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Drilling Rig Books

  Drilling Rig RAR
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  Drilling Rig Components

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 Types of Drilling Rigs

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   Drilling Rig Inspection Checklist

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  Rig Components & Personnel

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  Drilling Rig Operations A to Z

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  Drilling Rig Illustrated Glossary

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  drilling Rigs and Practices from ENI

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Drilling Engineering

Drilling Engineering 350 MB

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  Applied Drilling Engineering   61 MB

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Advanced Oil Well Drilling Engineering
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Drilling Engineering, Dipl & Prassl

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  Applied Drilling Engineering ,  Part.1     Download

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 Applied Drilling Engineering

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  Drilling Data Handbook

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  Drilling Engineering    14 MB

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   Applied Drilling Engineering    60 MB

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  Basic Drilling Engineering  PowerPoint

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   Drilling Engineering Workbook Neal Adams

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Fundamentals of Drilling Engineering
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Drilling Engineering Handbook from Baker Hughes
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Drilling Engineering 95 MB
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  Drilling Engineering    2.5 MB

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Applied Drilling Engineering from SPE
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Permeability
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Trapping Mechanism
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Porosity
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 Water Flooding
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 Water Flooding
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 Enhanced Oil Recovery with Permanent CO2 Storage
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 UnderGround Injection Wells
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 Oil Drilling Machine
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  Petroleum Engineers
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 Oil Rig Coiled Tubing Animation
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Cementing
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 Drilling Bits
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  Fishing Operations
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 Typical Downhole Drilling
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  3D Oil Drilling
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  Directional Drilling Rig
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  Basics of Well Completion
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   Oil & Gas Wells from Start to End
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  BOPs in Subsea platforms
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  Directional Drilling Rig
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  Jackup Drilling Rig – How Does it Work?
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  Connection on a Drilling Rig
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  Drilling Fluids Monitoring – Well Control Events
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  Drilling Techniques
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  Drilling Fluids Monitoring – Operational Efficiency
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  Drilling Fluid Overview elementary
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  Introduction to Drilling Fluids Monitoring
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   Casing
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  Rig Types and Basic Drill String Components
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  What are Drill Bits?
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  Well Logging in Offshore Drilling
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  How Drilling Mud Works in Offshore Rig?
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  Well Completion – Cased and Perforated
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  Well Completion – Perforation
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 Well Logging – SP and GR Logs
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 Well Test – DST Direct Information
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 Well Test – DST Operation P vs T
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 Well test – Qualitative DST Chart-1
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 How to care & maintain of Mud Pump
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 How does water base mud works in Offshore Rig
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 CCS (Continuous Circulation Drilling System)
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 How does Mud Engineer work on Offshore Rig
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 Drilling Fluid Circulation System ( Mud )
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 Introduction to UnderBalanced and OverBalanced Drilling
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 Managed Pressure Drilling MPD
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 Drilling Fluids Overview
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  Openhole Fishing
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Openhole Fracture Completion System

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Gas Well Blowout
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3D Animation of Drilling Rig
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Oil Drilling Videos: the biggest collection of FREE movies about Oil Well Drilling , it contains movies about:

well casing – cementing & cement additives – Drilling mud systems & additives – Blow Out Preventers BOP – Drilling bits – well logging – directional drilling – drilling rig – Permeability  & Porosity.


  AC to DC Power Systems in Oil & Gas Rig
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 Overview of Oil & Gas Rig Power Systems
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  Drill Stem Testing
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 WireLine
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  Mud Logging / Testing
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  Well Casing
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  Well Cementing
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  Well Casing & Cementing
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 Spinning & Torquing Devices
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  Pipe Transfer
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  Control for Equipment in Oil & Gas Wells
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  Drilling Slips
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  Drilling Elevator
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  Tripping with a Top Drive in Oil & Gas Drilling.
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   Hoisting Equipment in Oil & Gas wells drilling
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  Tripping In & Out with Kelly in Oil & Gas Drilling.
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  Overview of Pipe Handling.
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  Oil & Gas Well Casing Accessories
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  Well Masts & Derricks
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  Well Evaluation
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  Kelly & Rotary Table
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  Mud System Overview
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  Mud Storage tanks, Reserve Pit
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  Mud Pump Components
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  Drilling Mud Conditioning
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  Mud Tests
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  Mud Properties & Additives
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  Drilling Mud Function

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   Land Rigs
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  Platform Rig
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  Top Drive System
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  Submersible Rig
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  Rig Type
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  Mud Gas Separator
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  Drill Ship
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  Drill Pipe
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  Well Pressure Control Overview
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  Well Kick
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  Well Blowout
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  Surface BOP Equipment
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  Trip Tank

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  Subsea BOP Equipment
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  Mud Motor
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  Drilling Stabilizer
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 Drilling Mud
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 Drilling Jar
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 Drilling Collar
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 Drill Bits
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 Directional Wells
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 Blow Out Preventer BOP Stack
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 Measurement While Drilling MWD
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 Kelly System in Oil Drilling

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 Instrument of Drilling Rig
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 Jackup Rig
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 Crossover Subs
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 Drill String valves
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 Heavy Wall Drill Pipe
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 Overview of Rotating Equipment
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 Drilling Line
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 Drawworks Traveling Block Hook
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 Crown Block
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 Introduction to Cementing
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 Mud Cleaning & Settling
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 Perforating Gun making
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 Blow Out Preventers BOPs

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 Blow Out Preventers BOPs 

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  Casing Wellhead Animation
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  Drilling Fluids Monitoring
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  Drilling Mud Pumps
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 Components of Drilling Fluids
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  Cement Thickening Time Test
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 Deep Water BOP
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 Well Logging Tools & Techniques   Download 

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  Formation Evaluation Using Well Logging Measurement
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  Mud Density Correction
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 Components of Drilling Fluids
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  Underbalanced Drilling
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 Directional Drilling Part.1    Download 

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 Introduction to Well Logging
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 Neutron Logs Part.1      Download 

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 The Dipmeter
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 Ground Drilling Animation
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 Drilling Fluids Functions
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  Schlumberger Shock Vibration in Drilling Environment
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 Water Drive
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 GeoPhysics
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 Hydraulic Fracturing Method
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 Fluid Phase Behavior and Classification
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  Explaining Fracking with Animation
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Offshore Drilling Rigs

types of drilling rigs
types of drilling rigs

The sequence of operations is as follows when a land well is drilled:

–  Prepare location before rig arrives.
– Dig cellar.
– Install conductor pipe.
– Prepare support pad for rig, camp, etc
– Build roads, fencing, dig pits.
– Sometimes drill water well.
– Move rig on to location, rig up and prepare to start drilling.

Offshore Drilling Rigs:
     Two main types: floating and bottom-supported unit.

   Floating unit include: semi submersible (bottle-type, column stabilized), barge rig and drill ship.
   Bottom-supported unit include: submersible (posted barges, bottle-type submersibles, arctic submersibles),
jackups and platforms.

(1). Semi Submersible

Semi Submersible offshore drilling rig
Semi Submersible offshore drilling rig

     This floating drilling unit has columns when flooded with seawater, cause the structure submerge to a
predetermined depth.
Although it is moved by wave action, it sits low with a large part of its structure under water combined with
eight huge mooring anchors, make it a very stable installation.
This type of rig drills a hole in the seabed then it moves to the next location. With advancing technology
some semi submersibles can drill in water depths over five thousand feet.

(2). Platform
This immobile structure can be built from concrete or steel and rests on the seabed. When oil or gas is
located a platform may be constructed to drill further wells at that site and also to produce the hydrocarbon.

steel jacket platform
steel jacket platform

Steel Jacket Platform
Most common type of platform consist of the jacket, a tall vertical section made of tubular steel members.  Supported by piles driven into the seabed.
Additional sections on top of the jacket provide space for drilling rig, crew quarters, and other equipment.

   

Concrete Platform

Concrete Gravity Platform
Build from steel reinforced concrete Tall caissons, or column are the dominant feature of this platform. Sometime, special concrete cylinder are fixed at the base of the
caissons on the sea floor to store crude oil.

see our Offshore Movies section

Steel-Caisson Platform
Specifically for use in cold area – where fast-moving tidal currents carry pack of ice that can destroy steel-jacket.  The caissons are made of two layers of thick steel to
prevent ice damage.

    Compliant Platform
  Using rigid platform in water much over 1000 feet depth is not practical – very much expensive to build. In deep water, most companies use compliant platform, which
contain fewer steel parts and are lighter than rigid steel-jacket.  Guyed-tower platform and tension-leg platform.

(3). Jack up
This is a mobile drilling rig, different from the semi submersible. Instead of floating over its drilling location the Jackup has long leg structures, which it lowers to and into the seabed raising the rig out of the water.  The obvious limitation with this type of installation is the depth of water it can operate in. The maximum being five hundred feet.

    (4). Drill Ship

drill ship
drill ship

   As the name suggests this is a ship shaped drilling vessel. Unlike the semi submersible and the Jackup, it does not require tugboats to tow it to location.  Although they are not as stable as semi submersibles they also drill in very deep waters.

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Rotary Drilling
Rotary drilling uses a sharp, rotating drill bit to dig down through the Earth’s crust. The spinning of the drill bit allows for penetration of even the hardest rock.
The actual mechanics of modern rigs are quite complicated. In addition, technology advances so rapidly that new innovations are being introduced constantly.
A rotary drilling rig with some of its major components identified is illustrated in the next figure.

The basic rotary drilling system consists of four groups of components:
Prime movers – Hoisting equipment  –  Rotating equipment –   Circulating equipment

Prime Movers
The prime movers in a rotary drilling rig are those pieces of equipment that provide the power to the entire rig. Recently, while diesel engines still compose the majority
of power sources on rotary rigs, other types of engines are also in use. Some rotary rigs may use electricity directly from power lines. Most rotary rigs these days
require 1,000 to 3,000 horsepower, while shallow drilling rigs may require as little as 500 horsepower.
The energy from these prime movers is used to power the rotary equipment, the hoisting equipment, and the circulating equipment.

Hoisting Equipment
The hoisting equipment on a rotary rig consists of the tools used to raise and lower whatever other equipment may go into or come out of the well.
The most visible part of the hoisting equipment is the derrick, the tall tower-like structure that extends vertically from the well hole.
The hoisting system is made up of the drawworks, derrick, crown block, traveling block, hook and wire rope.
If a drill bit needs to be changed, either due to tear or a change in the subsurface rock, the whole string of pipe must be raised to the surface. The hoisting equipment is
used to raise all of this equipment to the surface so that the drill bit may be replaced.

   Whenever the drillstem is suspended by the traveling block and drill line, the entire load rests on the derrick. The standard pyramid derrick is a structure with four
supporting legs resting on a square base.
In comparison, a mast is much more slender and may be thought of as sitting on one side of the rig floor or work space. The derrick is erected on a substructure which
supports the rig floor and rotary table and provides work space for the equipment on the rig floor.

  The derrick and its substructure support the weight of the drillstem at all times, whenever it is suspended from the crown block or resting in the rotary table. The height of the derrick does not affect its load-bearing capacity, but it is a factor in the length of the sections of drill pipe that can be removed.

Hoisting Equipment
Traveling Block, Crown Block, Drill Line & Hook
Use to connect the supporting derrick with the load of drill pipe to be lowered into or withdrawn from the borehole. During drilling operations, this load usually consists of
the weight of the drill pipe, drill collars and drill bit. The drill line passes from the drawworks to the top of the derrick. From here is sheaved between the crown block and traveling block to give an eight, ten or twelve-line suspension. It is then clamped to the rig floor by the deadline anchor. Suspended from the traveling block, on standard drilling systems, is the hook which when drilling carries the swivel and kelly and when tripping it lifts the drill string.

The Drawworks
The drawworks is a mechanism commonly known as a hoist. The main purpose of the drawworks is to lift the drill string out of and to lower it back into the borehole.
The drill line is reeled (spooled) on a drum in the drawworks.  When engaged, the drum turns and either reels in the drill line to raise the traveling block, or lets out the drill line to lower it. Because the drillstem is attached to the block, it is raised or lowered. One outstanding feature of the drawworks is the brake system, which enables the driller to easily control a load of thousands of pounds of drill pipe or casing.
An integral part of the drawworks is the gear (transmission) system. This gives the driller a wide choice of speeds for hoisting the drill string.

The drawworks also has a drive sprocket that drives the rotary table by means of a heavy-duty chain. In some cases, however, the rotary table is driven by an independent engine or electric motor.  Another feature of the drawworks are the two catheads. The make-up cathead, on the drillers side, is used to spin up and tighten the drill pipe joints. The other, located opposite the driller’s position on the drawworks is the breakout cathead. It is used to loosen the drill pipe when the drill pipe is withdrawn from the borehole The rotating equipment consists of components that actually serve to rotate the drill bit.  Rotating equipment from top to bottom consists of swivel, a short piece of pipe called the kelly, rotary table/topdrive, drill string and bit. A component called the swivel, which is attached to the hoisting equipment, carries the entire weight of the drill string, but allows it to rotate freely. The drill bit is located at the bottom end of the drill string, and is responsible for actually making contact with the subsurface layers, and drilling through them. There are four main types of drill bits, each suited for particular conditions:
–  Steel Tooth Rotary Bits (most basic type).
–  Insert Bits (tungsten carbide inserts).
– Polycrystalline Diamond Compact Bits (diamond inserts).
– Diamond Bits (diamonds implanted in them).

   Diamond bits are forty to fifty times harder than traditional steel bits.                                           

 References:
1. Drilling Equipment and Operation.
2. drilling Operation
3. Offshore Drilling Engineering.