Author Steve Devereux has completely rewritten and updated this overview of onshore and offshore drilling operations and technology. He takes readers through the entire drilling process from basic drilling geology through managing drilling operations. The updated edition covers key management issues such as safety, the environment, costs, and regulations. A new chapter offers advice to those considering working in the industry.
Drilling Technology in Nontechnical Language, 2nd Edition, is ideal for everyone interested in the drilling industry, including industry veterans, non-engineer industry professionals, and undergraduate petroleum engineering students.
New to this edition:
• New chapter on getting work in the drilling industry (including types of employers, service companies, and drilling-related job definitions)
• New graphics to make concepts and equipment easier to understand
• Explanations of newer drilling technologies
• "Well Control" chapter carefully rewritten to cover issues surrounding the BP Macondo blowout
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