Composition and Properties of Drilling and Completion Fluids - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9780123838582, 9780123838599

Composition and Properties of Drilling and Completion Fluids

6th Edition

Authors: Ryen Caenn HCH Darley George R. Gray HCH Darley George R. Gray
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123838582
eBook ISBN: 9780123838599
Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing
Published Date: 15th August 2011
Page Count: 720
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Description

Dedication

Preface

Chapter 1. Introduction to Drilling Fluids

Chapter 2. The Development of Drilling Fluids Technology

Chapter 3. Equipment and Procedures for Evaluating Drilling Fluid Performance

Chapter 4. Clay Mineralogy and the Colloid Chemistry of Drilling Fluids

Chapter 5. The Rheology of Drilling Fluids

Chapter 6. The Filtration Properties of Drilling Fluids

Chapter 7. The Surface Chemistry of Drilling Fluids

Chapter 8. Hole Stability

Chapter 9. Drilling Problems Related to Drilling Fluids

Chapter 10. Completion, Reservoir Drilling, Workover, and Packer Fluids*

Chapter 11. Drilling Fluid Components

Chapter 12. Drilling and Drilling Fluids Waste Management

Appendix A. Conversion Factors

Appendix B. Abbreviations Used in References

Author Index

Subject Index

Key Features

  • Explains a myriad of new products and fluid systems
  • Cover the newest API/SI standards
  • New R&D on water-based muds
  • New emphases on Health, Safety & Environment
  • New Chapter on waste management and disposal

Readership

Drilling engineers, drilling rig supervisors, drilling managers, operating company personnel, and service company personnel

Table of Contents

Dedication

Preface

Chapter 1. Introduction to Drilling Fluids

Chapter 2. The Development of Drilling Fluids Technology

Chapter 3. Equipment and Procedures for Evaluating Drilling Fluid Performance

Chapter 4. Clay Mineralogy and the Colloid Chemistry of Drilling Fluids

Chapter 5. The Rheology of Drilling Fluids

Chapter 6. The Filtration Properties of Drilling Fluids

Chapter 7. The Surface Chemistry of Drilling Fluids

Chapter 8. Hole Stability

Chapter 9. Drilling Problems Related to Drilling Fluids

Chapter 10. Completion, Reservoir Drilling, Workover, and Packer Fluids*

Chapter 11. Drilling Fluid Components

Chapter 12. Drilling and Drilling Fluids Waste Management

Appendix A. Conversion Factors

Appendix B. Abbreviations Used in References

Author Index

Subject Index

Details

No. of pages:
720
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Gulf Professional Publishing 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Gulf Professional Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9780123838599
Hardcover ISBN:
9780123838582

About the Author

Ryen Caenn

Ryen Caenn specializes in the technology transfer for all aspects of drilling and completion fluids technologies. He has worked in the industry for over 50 years, starting as a mud engineer in 1966, and for over 35 years as consultant to oil companies, fluid service companies and chemical manufacturers in the US and international drilling and production chemicals industry. Ryen currently conducts training sessions worldwide on drilling and completion fluid technology applications and is active in many organizations including the AADE and SPE. He has been a voting member of the API Drilling Fluid Standards Committee since 1974. Ryen earned a BA degree in Chemistry from Oklahoma State University.

Affiliations and Expertise

Independent Consultant, Laguna Beach, California, USA

HCH Darley

Nicknamed "Slim Darley", the late H.C.H. Darley was formerly a member of the Institute of Petroleum in London, an active member within SPE, and a Researcher for Shell for almost 25 years as well as a Consultant. Darley earned a BS degree in Petroleum Engineering from Birmingham University in the UK, and Mr. Darley passed away in 1996.

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant, UK

George R. Gray

The late George Gray, or "Doc Gray", as he was known in the industry, was a drilling fluids technologist for NL Baroid for over 30 years and a pioneer in the development of drilling fluids technology. He willingly served on innumerable committees and held various offices in technical societies, including Director and Vice President of SPE and various poistions within the American Chemical Society and American Petroleum Institute. George earned a BS degree from Texas Christian University and a MS and PHD degree from Rice University and was a registered professional engineer in the state of Texas. George passed away in 1983.

Affiliations and Expertise

Drilling Fluids Technologist, NL Bariod, USA

HCH Darley

Nicknamed "Slim Darley", the late H.C.H. Darley was formerly a member of the Institute of Petroleum in London, an active member within SPE, and a Researcher for Shell for almost 25 years as well as a Consultant. Darley earned a BS degree in Petroleum Engineering from Birmingham University in the UK, and Mr. Darley passed away in 1996.

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant, UK

George R. Gray

The late George Gray, or "Doc Gray", as he was known in the industry, was a drilling fluids technologist for NL Baroid for over 30 years and a pioneer in the development of drilling fluids technology. He willingly served on innumerable committees and held various offices in technical societies, including Director and Vice President of SPE and various poistions within the American Chemical Society and American Petroleum Institute. George earned a BS degree from Texas Christian University and a MS and PHD degree from Rice University and was a registered professional engineer in the state of Texas. George passed away in 1983.

Affiliations and Expertise

Drilling Fluids Technologist, NL Bariod, USA