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Guide to Oilwell Fishing Operations
Tools, Techniques and Rules of Thumb
by Joe DeGeare

Features:

  • Currently, there is no other book on the market focused only on oilwell fishing operations

  • Covers all of the best practices for oilwell fishing operations and all of the latest equipment

  • Provides a first, last, and only stop for the drilling engineer with a problem to solve

No fishing job is a welcome operation, but this new edition of a classic reference helps you do the job efficiently and economically. This practical guide is packed with illustrations and descriptions of fishing equipment and tools to help you solve just about any fishing problem. Foremen, engineers, and superintendents who write procedures, make drilling decisions, and supervise operations will find this handy book invaluable, and trainees will find it an excellent learning manual.

Oilwell Fishing Operations tells how to free stuck pipe, part the pipe string, and repair casing. It describes the various types of catching tools, jars, mills, junk, baskets, and hydrostatic and rotating bailers, along with washover operations, wireline fishing, fishing in cavities, and fishing in high angle deviated and horizontal wells. The author's tips and warnings are sure to save you time and money in avoided misruns, downtime, and lost equipment.

Contents

  1. Overview
  2. Communication and Avoiding Haxards
  3. Economics of Fishing
  4. Cardinal Rules in Fishing
  5. Pipe Sticking
  6. Determining Stuck Point
  7. Parting the Pipe String
  8. Catch Tools
  9. Jarring Stuck Pipe or Tools
  10. Washover Operations
  11. Loose Junk Fishing
  12. Mills and Rotary Shoes
  13. Wireline Fishing
  14. Retrieving Stuck Packers
  15. Fishing in Cavities
  16. Sidetracking Methods
  17. Section and Pilot Milling
  18. Repair of Casing Failures and Leaks
  19. Fishing in High Angle Deviated and Horizontal Wells
  20. Plug and Abandon Operations
  21. Miscellaneous Tools
  22. Thru-tubing Standard Tools
  23. Thru-tubing Fishing
  24. Thru-tubing Fishing Jars and Accelerators
  25. Thru-tubing Debris Catchers
  26. Thru-tubing Workover Motors
  27. Thru-tubing Milling
  28. Thru-tubing Underreaming
  29. Coiled Tubing Conveyed Tubing and Drill Pipe Cutting
  30. Thru-tubing Impact Drilling

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Guide to Oilwell Fishing Operations:
Tools, Techniques and Rules of Thumb

by Joe DeGeare, David Houghton and Mark McGurk
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