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The Guide to Oilwell Fishing Operations

Tools, Techniques, and Rules of Thumb

No fishing job is a welcome operation, but this new edition of a classic reference helps you do the job efficiently and economically. This practical guide is packed with illustrations and descriptions of fishing equipment and tools to help you solve just about any fishing problem. Foremen, engineers, and superintendents who write procedures, make drilling decisions, and supervise operations will find this handy book invaluable, and trainees will find it an excellent learning manual. Oilwell Fishing Operations tells how to free stuck pipe, part the pipe string, and repair casing. It describes the various types of catching tools, jars, mills, junk, baskets, and hydrostatic and rotating bailers, along with washover operations, wireline fishing, fishing in cavities, and fishing in high angle deviated and horizontal wells. The author's tips and warnings are sure to save you time and money in avoided misruns, downtime, and lost equipment.

Audience
Reservoir engineers, drilling engineers, tool pushers, derrickmen

Hardbound, 200 Pages

Published: May 2003

Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN: 978-0-7506-7702-8

Reviews

  • No fishing job is a welcome operation, but this new edition of a classic reference helps you do the job efficiently and economically. This practical guide is packed with illustrations and descriptions of fishing equipment and tools to help you solve just about any fishing problem. - Offshore Engineer, October 2004

Contents

  • ForwardPrefaceAcknowledgementsChapter 1 OverviewChapter 2 Communication and Avoiding HaxardsChapter 3 Economics of FishingChapter 4 Cardinal Rules in FishingChapter 5 Pipe StickingChapter 6 Determining Stuck PointChapter 7 Parting the Pipe StringChapter 8 Catch ToolsChapter 9 Jarring Stuck Pipe or ToolsChapter 10 Washover OperationsChapter 11 Loose Junk FishingChapter 12 Mills and Rotary ShoesChapter 13 Wireline FishingChapter 14 Retrieving Stuck PackersChapter 15 Fishing in CavitiesChapter 16 Sidetracking MethodsChapter 17 Section and Pilot MillingChapter 18 Repair of Casing Failures and LeaksChapter 19 Fishing in High Angle Deviated and Horizontal WellsChapter 20 Plug and Abandon OperationsChapter 21 Miscellaneous ToolsChapter 22 Thru-tubing Standard ToolsChapter 23 Thru-tubing FishingChapter 24 Thru-tubing Fishing Jars and AcceleratorsChapter 25 Thru-tubing Debris CatchersChapter 26 Thru-tubing Workover MotorsChapter 27 Thru-tubing MillingChapter 28 Thru-tubing UnderreamingChapter 29 Coiled Tubing Conveyed Tubing and Drill Pipe CuttingChapter 30 Thru-tubing Impact DrillingGlossaryBibliographyIndex

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