Publisher: Murchison Drilling Schools, Inc.
Year Published: 2006
Often times, stuck pipe, well control or another problem is mentioned as the number one drilling problem. But, if analyzed, lost circulation is the number one problem in drilling worldwide. Lost circulation is the leading cause of down time in the drilling industry. It is one of the highest costs to a drilling operation. It is one of the most widespread problems, occurring all over the world in every type of formation. It is also one of the most misunderstood problems in drilling.
In Lost Circulation For The Man On The Rig, Bill Murchison shares about the number one problem in drilling. In this comprehensive teaching on lost circulation, Bill discusses both the problems and the appropriate solutions for each section of the hole that is drilled. This instruction will be beneficial to everyone in the drilling industry.
There are also numerous formulas pertaining to lost circulation that are given, along with examples worked out. These formulas should prove useful in both analyzing and solving lost circulation problems.
Lost circulation is the number one problem in the drilling industry and the leading cause of down-time. This book discusses problems & solutions for each section of hole drilled and also gives numerous formulas and examples.