A.T. Bourgoyne Jr, K.K. Millheim, M.E. Chenevert and F.S. Young Jr.
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SPE Textbook Series Vol. 2
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An industry and academic standard, Applied Drilling Engineering presents engineering science fundamentals followed by extensive examples of petroleum engineering applications.  The level of engineering science gradually advances as one proceeds through the book.  Built to be used as a textbook in more than one course, each chapter is largely independent of previous chapters, enabling an instructor to select topics for use in various courses.  Chapter 1 is primarily descriptive materials and intended as an introduction to drilling engineering suitable for an introductory petroleum engineering course.  Chapters 2 and 3 are designed for use in a drilling-fluids and cements laboratory courses.  Chapters 4 through 8 are suitable for advanced drilling engineering courses.  Filled with extensive exercises, solutions are provided for Chapters 1-6 within the text and separately for Chapter 8.

Solutions to Chapter 8

undamentals of Drilling Engineering is an updated (2011 copyright) version of Applied Drilling Engineering.

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Adam T. Bourgoyne Jr. is Campanile Professor of Offshore Drilling and Petroleum Engineering at Louisiana State U., where he earned BS and MS degrees in petroleum engineering. He was chairman of the Petroleum Engineering Dept. during 1977-83. Bourgoyne also holds a PhD degree in petroleum engineering from the U. of Texas. He is an SPE director-at-Iarge, LSU student chapter faculty sponsor, and a member of the Accreditation Review and Advisory Panel. He has also served as both a member and chairman of the Engineering Manpower Committee and was a member of the 1980-83 Education and Accreditation Committee.

Keith K. Millheim is manager of the Critical Drilling Facility for Amo­co Production Research Co. in Tulsa. He earned a BS degree from Marietta (OH) C. and an MS degree from the U. of Oklahoma, both in petroleum engineering. Millheim is an SPE Distinguished Member, 1984 Drilling Engineering Award winner, and the 1965 National SPE Graduate Paper winner. Millheim served as chairman of the 1981 An­nual Drilling Technology Technical Program Committee and was a mem­ber during 1978-84. He was chairman of the Directional Drilling Forum in 1983 and served as a member of the Editorial Review Committee dur­ing 1980-82. Millheim is a Distinguished Lecturer for 1986-87 and is the Executive Editor for SPE Drilling Engineering.

Martin E. Chenevert is The Sylvain Pirson Centennial Lecturer of pe­troleum engineering at the U. of Texas, where he earned MS and PhD degrees in petroleum engineering. He also holds a BS degree in petrole­um engineering from Louisiana State U. Chenevert is a member of the Distinguished Author Series Committee and the Education and Profes­sionalism Technical Committee and is a student-chapter faculty sponsor at the U. of Texas. He was chairman of the 1977-78 Textbook Commit­tee and was a member during 1975-78. He also served as a member of the 1971 Annual Meeting Drilling Technology Technical Commit­tee. Chenevert has presented the SPE Drilling Fluid and Wellbore Sta­bility short courses since 1975 and is the author of the SPE videotape text course on Petroleum Drilling Fluids. Before joining the U. of Texas, Chenevert was employed by Exxon Research Co., was an associate professor at the U. of Oklahoma, and served as the president of his consulting firm.

Farrile S. Young Jr. is an independent oil and gas operator and consult­ing petroleum engineer. Previously, Young worked for Exxon Co. U.S.A., where he was a senior and a staff engineer engaged in the de­velopment of computerized rig monitoring and instrumentation equip­ment. He has also worked for Baroid Div., NL Industries, in research and operational assignments relative to the application of drilling tech­nology. Young currently is the president of Woodway Energy Co. Inc. in Houston. He holds BS, MS, and PhD degrees in petroleum engineer­ing from the U. of Texas. Young served as a member of the 1975–78 Investments Committee and as the chairman of that committee in 1978. He was a member of the SPE Long Range Planning Subcommittee on Professionalism and Welfare in 1975, the Nominating Committee dur­ing 1974-75, and the Editorial Review Committee during 1969-71. Young was registration chairman for the first Offshore Technology Conference in May 1969. He has also served on the Advertising and Ex­hibits Committee and the Cementing Monograph Review Committee. He has written numerous publications in the field of drilling and rock mechanics. Young is a registered professional engineer in the State of Texas.

Table of Contents

1.  Rotary Drilling
 1.1  Drilling Team  1
 1.2  Drilling Rigs   3
 1.3  Rig power System  5 
 1.4  Hoisting System  7
 1.5  Circulating System  12
 1.6  The Rotary System   17
 1.7  The Well Control System  21
 1.8  Well-Monitoring System  26
 1.9  Special Marine Equipment  27
 1.1  Drilling Cost Analysis  32
 Exercises  37

2.  Drilling Fluids
 2.1  Diagnostic Tests  42
 2.2  Pilot Tests  53
 2.3  Water-Base Muds  54
 2.4  Inhibitive Water-Base Muds  72
 2.5  Oil Muds  75
 Exercises  82

3.  Cements
 3.1  Composition of Portland Cement  85
 3.2  Cement Testing  86
 3.3  Standardization of Drilling Cements  89
 3.4  Cement Additives  90
 3.5  Cement Placement Techniques  103

4.  Drilling Hydraulics
 4.1  Hydrostatic Pressure in Liquid Columns  13
 4.2  Hydrostatic Pressure in Gas Columns  14
 4.3  Hydrostatic Pressure in Complex Fluid Columns  115
 4.4  Annular Pressures During Well Control Operation  119
 4.5  Buoyancy  122
 4.6  Nonstatic Well Condition  127
 4.7  Flow Through Jet Bits  129
 4.8  Rheolagical Models  131
 4.9  Rotational Viscometer  135
 4.10  Laminar Flow in pipes and Annuli  137
 4.11  Turbulent Flow in Pipes and Annuli  144
 4.12  Initiating Circulation of the Well  154
 4.13  Jet Bit Nozzle Size Selection  156
 4.14  Pump Pressure Schedules for Well Control Operation  162
 4.15  Surge Pressures Due to Vertical Pipe Movement   164
 4.16  Particle Slip Velocity  173
 Exercises  183

5.  Rotary Drilling Bits
 5.1  Bit Types Available  190
 5.2  Rock Failure Mechanisms  200
 5.3  Bit Selectioin and Evaluation  209
 5.4  Factors Affecting Tooth Wear  214
 5.5  Factors Affecting Bearing Wear  219
 5.6  Terminating a Bit Run  220
 5.7  Factors Affecting Penetration Rate  221
 5.8  Bit Operation  236
 Exercises  240

6.  Formation Pore Pressure and Fracture Resistance
 6.1  Formation Pore Pressure  246
 6.2  Methods for Estimating Pore Pressure  252
 6.3  Formation Fracture Resistance  285
 6.4  Methods for Estimating Fracture Pressure  287
 Exercises  294

7.  Casing Design
 7.1  Manufacture of Casing  301
 7.2  Standardization of Casing  302
 7.3  API Casing Performance Properties  305
 7.4  Casing Design Criteria  330
 7.5  Special Design Considerations  339
 Exercises  348

8.  Directional Drilling and Deviation Control
 8.1  Definitions and Reasons for Directional Drilling  351
 8.2  Planning the Directional Well Trajectory  353
 8.3  Calculating the Trajectory of a Well 362
 8.4  planning teh kickoff and Trajecory Change  366
 8.5  Directional Drilling Measurements  377
 8.6  Deflection Tools  402
 8.7  principles fo the BHA  426
 8.8  Deviation Control  443
 Exercises  453

Appendix A: Development of Equation for Non-Newtonian Liquids in a Rotational Viscometer  474
Appendix B: Development of Slot Flow Approximations for Annular Flow for Non-Newtonian Fluids  477

Author Index  484
Subject Index  486

Applied Drilling Engineering is also available in Adobe Digital Edition