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Definition of the noun wellhead

What does wellhead mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: wellheads

  1. the source of water for a well
  2. a structure built over a well

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Google previewe-Study Guide for: Handbook of Industrial Hydrocarbon Processes (2012)

Chemistry, Chemical engineering by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Wellhead: A wellhead is a general term used to describe the component at the surface of an oil or gas wellthatprovides the structuraland pressurecontaining interfaceforthe drilling and productionequipment. The primary purpose of a wellhead ...

Google previewKnight's Penny Magazine (1846)

by Charles Knight

The wellhead is a fine place to study the character, idiom, and manners of the Venetian people — the populus Fenetus, or Plebs Feneta, distinot from the ruined and utterly debased aristocracy and the conventional. ( 105 ) ...

Google previewUndersea Vehicles and National Needs (1996)

by Committee on Undersea Vehicles and National Needs, National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems

The subsea wellhead is an essential element in the development and operations of oil and gas resources in the new high-volume production fields of the Gulf of Mexico. In every case, the development of AUV capability to respond to ...

Google previewOffshore Oil Industry Lexicon

WELLHEAD A device on the surface used to hold the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society (2007)

by Robert W. Kolb

that the FPC was required to regulate the prices that pipelines pay producers for the purchase of natural gas, effectively regulating natural gas wellhead prices. The FERC's regulation of production prices was ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Caves and Karst Science (2004)

by John Gunn

Guidelinesfor Wellhead and Springhead Protections Area Delineation in Carbonate Rocks, Atlanta, Georgia: Groundwater Protection Branch, Region 4, US Environmental Protection Agency (Report 904-B-97—003) US Fish and Wildlife ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Well Log... (1985)

by Robert Desbrandes

The main one is that the well does not have to be killed because the operation can be carried out under pressure in the wellhead ...

Google previewEnvironmental Law Lexicon (2013)

by Nicholas A. Robinson

WELLHEAD PROTECTION AREA: The surface and subsurface area surrounding a water well or wellfield, supplying a public water system, through which contaminants are reasonably likely to move toward and reach such water well or ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

The Hebrews drink ot the wellhead, the Greeks of the stream, and the Latins of the puddle. Hail, — The stale of horses, and gi! Jed puddle Which beasts would cough at. Shak. — A physician cured madmen thus: they were tied to a stake, and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, Second Edition (2012)

by S. George Philander

Wellhead gas can either be extracted from stand-alone reservoirs ( nonassociated gas) or in conjunction with petroleum drilling (in which case it is called associated gas). Through about the middle of the 20th cen- tury, natural gas was ...

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Scrabble value of W4E1L1L1H4E1A1D2

The value of this 8-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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