Environmental Drilling Books

  • Manual on Drilling, Sampling, and Analysis of Coal

    Guidelines on state-of-the-art aspects of drilling and sampling coal. Can be modified as necessary to fit your specific needs (for example, you can use them to prepare your own field manual to standardize exploration activities). Chapters include: drilling equipment; • geophysical logging; • description of coal and rocks; • sampling of ...

  • API RP 65 Standard for Exploration & Production

    FlowsThis document is the compilation of technology and practices used by many operators drilling wells in deep water. In a number of cases, there is not a single way of performing a specific operation. In some cases, several options may be listed, but in others there may be practices which are successful, but which are not listed in this ...

  • API 510 For Petroleum Refining Standards

    General ApplicationCoverageThis inspection code covers the in-service inspection, repair, alteration, and rerating activities for pressure vessels and the pressure-relieving devices protecting these vessels. This inspection code applies to all refining and chemical process vessels that have been placed in service unless specifically excluded per ...

  • API RP 500 For Petroleum Refining Standards

    This document applies to the classification of locations for both temporarily and permanently installed electrical equipment. It is intended to be applied where there may be a risk of ignition due to the presence of flammable gas or vapor, mixed with air, under normal atmospheric conditions. Normal atmospheric conditions are defined as conditions ...

  • API RP 505 For Petroleum Refining Standards

    This document applies to the classification of locations for both temporarily and permanently installed electrical equipment. It is intended to be applied where there may be a risk of ignition due to the presence of flammable gas or vapor, mixed with air, under normal atmospheric conditions. Normal atmospheric conditions are defined as conditions ...

  • API SPEC 16C Standard for Exploration & Production

    PURPOSE. This specification was formulated to provide for safe and functionally interchangeable surface and subsea choke and kill systems equipment utilized for drilling oil and gas wells. Other parts of the Choke and Kill System not specifically addressed in this document shall be in accordance with the applicable sections of this ...

  • Microstructure of Fine-Grained Sediments

    Knowledge of basic clay microstructure is fundamental to an understanding of the physical, chemical, and mechanical properties of fine-grained sediments and rocks. This compilation of fifty-nine peer-reviewed papers examines clay microstructure in detail with comprehensive sections focusing on microstructure signatures, environmental processes, ...

  • API RP 64 Standard for Exploration & Production

    PurposeThis recommended practice (RP) is intended to provide accurate information that can serve as a guide for selection, installation, testing, and operation of diverter equipment systems on land and marine drilling rigs (barge, platform, bottom-supported, and floating). Diverter systems are composed of all subsystems required to operate the ...

  • Drilling Data Handbook

    The first edition of the Drilling Data Handbook was published in 1950. Over the more than six following decades the book has been constantly improved, adding lots of new technologies and equipment over the course of its eight updated editions. But its key principle is to remain familiar and friendly to ...

  • Natural Resource Valuation and Damage Assessment in Nigeria: A Comparative Analysis Report

    Oil fields are abundant in the Niger Delta and provide the Nigerian government with much of its revenue. Environmental damage caused by oil production activities including exploration, drilling, production, transportation, and refining threatens biodiversity of the Niger Delta and the livelihoods of its inhabitants. Many of the people in the Niger ...

  • API RP 2D Standard for Exploration & Production

    This Recommended Practice is intended to serve as a guide to Crane Owners and Crane Operators in developing operating and maintenance practices and procedures for use in the safe operation of pedestal-mounted revolving cranes on fixed or floating off-shore platforms, jackup drilling rigs, semi-submersible drilling rigs and other types of mobile ...

  • API SPEC 4F Standard for Exploration & Production

    This specification states requirements and gives recommendations for suitable steel structures for drilling and well-servicing operations in the petroleum industry, provides a uniform method of rating the structures, and provides two PSLs.This specification is applicable to all new designs of all steel derricks, masts, guyed masts, substructures, ...

  • API RP 16Q Standard for Exploration & Production

    The marine drilling riser is best viewed as a system. Designers, contractors, and operators should be cognizant that the individual components should be designed and selected so as to suit the overall performance of that system. For the purposes of this Recommended Practice, a marine drilling riser system includes the tensioner system and all ...

  • API RP 74 Standard for Exploration & Production

    These recommendations apply to production operations as deÞned herein. For information on drilling, well servicing and workover operations, see API RP 54.PurposeThe purpose of this document is to recommend practices and procedures for promotion and maintenance of safe working conditions for personnel engaged in onshore oil and gas ...

  • API SPEC 16A Standard for Exploration & Production

    This American National Standard specifies requirements for performance, design, materials, testing and inspection, welding, marking, handling, storing and shipping of drill-through equipment used for drilling for oil and gas. It also defines service conditions in terms of pressure, temperature and wellbore fluids for which the equipment will be ...

  • Introduction To Trenchless Technology

    This is the first broad-based guide to the increasingly important subject of trenchless technology - the wide array of processes and techniques for digging holes and rehabilitating conduits without disturbing the ground surface. Trenchless technology has become an effective and economic alternative to open-cut construction. Cities and ...

  • API RP 70 Standard for Exploration & Production

    Scope, Purpose and ObjectiveThis publication is intended to assist the offshore oil and natural gas drilling and producing operators and contractors in assessing security needs during the performance of oil and natural gas operations. The offshore oil and natural gas industry uses a wide variety of contractors in drilling, production, and ...

  • API RP 13D Standard for Exploration & Production

    The objective of this Recommended Practice (RP) is to provide a basic understanding of and guidance about drilling fluid rheology and hydraulics, and their application to drilling operations.The target audience for this RP covers both the office and wellsite engineer. The complexity of the equations used is such that a competent engineer can use a ...

  • Practice Examination Questions for Real Estate Appraisers

    This test prep guide provides the instruction and practice problems you need to pass your state licensing or certification examination. This book has been organized to correspond to the 2015 National Uniform Licensing and Certification Examinations Content Outline. Using the 1,000+ real-world questions and answers provided, you ...

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