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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

  • Abbreviated: Communication and Avoiding Hazards, Economics of Fishing, Cardinal Rules in Fishing, Pipe Sticking, Determining Stuck Point, Parting the Pipe String, Catch Tools, Jarring Stuck Pipe or Tools, Washover Operations, Loose Junk Fishing, Mills and Rotary Shoes, Wireline Fishing, Retrieving Stuck Packers, Fishing in Cavities, Sidetracking Methods, Section and Pilot Milling, Repair of Casing Failures and Leaks, Fishing in High Angle Deviated and Horizontal Wells, Plug and Abandon Operations, Miscellaneous Tools, Thru-tubing Standard Tools.

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