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Title: Drilling and general petroleum engineering

Abstract

Forty-nine papers are included in the Drilling and General Petroleum Engineering Volume of the SPE Annual Conference and Exhibition proceedings. The conference was held in New Orleans, Louisiana, September 25-28, 1994. The papers cover such topics as: extended reach well drilling, development of marginal satellite fields, slim hole drilling, pressure loss predictions, models for cuttings transport, ester-based drilling fluid systems, borehole stability, cementing, operations, bit failures, roller core bits, well tracking techniques, nitrogen drilling systems, plug failures, drill bit and drillstring dynamics, slim hole vibrations, reserve estimates, enhanced recovery methods, waste disposal, and engineering salary trends. A separate abstract and indexing was prepared for each paper for inclusion in the Energy Science and Technology Database.

Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
7056700
Report Number(s):
CONF-940907--
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Annual technical conference and exhibition of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), New Orleans, LA (United States), 25-28 Sep 1994
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
02 PETROLEUM; 03 NATURAL GAS; NATURAL GAS DEPOSITS; MEETINGS; PETROLEUM DEPOSITS; PETROLEUM GEOLOGY; WELL DRILLING; LEADING ABSTRACT; NATURAL GAS; PETROLEUM; PRODUCTION; ABSTRACTS; DOCUMENT TYPES; DRILLING; ENERGY SOURCES; FLUIDS; FOSSIL FUELS; FUEL GAS; FUELS; GAS FUELS; GASES; GEOLOGIC DEPOSITS; GEOLOGY; MINERAL RESOURCES; RESOURCES 020200* -- Petroleum-- Reserves, Geology, & Exploration; 020300 -- Petroleum-- Drilling & Production; 030200 -- Natural Gas-- Reserves, Geology, & Exploration

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