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Definition of the noun wellhead

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noun - plural: wellheads

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

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Google previewFinal environmental statement (1979)

OCL sale no. 48 : proposed 1979 outer continental shelf oil and gas lease sale offshore Southern California by United States. Bureau of Land Management

the drilling vessel and the subsea wellhead is an important key to controlling horizontal displacement. Three types of monitoring devices are in use today. One type of vessel-position indicating system is based on acoustics. Vessel position is ...

Google previewAdvances in Subsea Pipeline Engineering and Technology (2012)

Papers presented at Aspect ’90, a conference organized by the Society for Underwater Technology and held in Aberdeen, Scotland, May 30–31, 1990 by C.P. Ellinas

Flowlines Requiring Thermal Insulation When the production fluid leaving the wellhead is a waxy crude or wet gas at a relatively high temperature, there is a danger of flowline blockage due to wax dropout or hydrate formation if the ...

Google previewAlaska OCS (Outer Continental Shelf) Socioeconomic Studies Program: Prudhoe Bay Case Study, Technical Report B1 Beaufort Sea Region Petroleum Development Scenarios, Technical Report Executive Summary B1#6a; Beaufort Sea Region Man-made Environment, Technical Report B1 Beaufort Sea Region Sociocultural Systems, Technical Report B1 Beaufort Sea Region Natural Physical Environment, Technical Report B1 Beaufort Sea Region Socioeconomic Baseline, Technical Report B1 Beaufort Sea Region Socioeconomic Baseline, Technical Report B1#11a; Anchorage Socioeconomic and Physical Baseline, Technical Report B1 Beaufort Sea Petroleum Development Scenarios, Impacts on Anchorage, Technical Report B1 Alyeska-Fairbanks Case Study, Technical Report B1 Beaufort Sea Region Governance Study, Technical Report B1 Beaufort Sea Petroleum Development Scenarios, Economic and Demographic Impacts, Technical Report B1 Beaufort Sea Petroleum Development Scenarios, Man Made Environmental Impacts, Technical Report B1 Beaufort Sea Petroleum Development Scenarios, Transportation Impacts, Technical Report B1 Beaufort Sea Petroleum Development Scenarios, Natural Physical Environment Impacts, Technical Report B1 Beaufort Sea Petroleum Development Scenarios, Sociocultural Impacts, Technical Report B1 Beaufort Sea Petroleum Development Scenarios, Summary of Socioeconomic Impacts, Technical Report B1 Second Program Summary Report, Technical Report B1 Developing Predictors of Community and Population Change, Technical Report B1 Socioeconomic Impacts of Selected Foreign OCS (Outer Continental Shelf) Development, Technical Report B1 Lower Cook Inlet Petroleum Development Scenarios, Commercial Fishing Industry Analysis, Technical Report B1, Bering-Norton Petroleum Development Scenarios, Economic and Demographic Analysis, Technical Report B12 Bering-Norton Petroleum Development Scenarios, Sociocultural Systems Analysis, Technical Report B1#54(v.1); Monitoring Oil Exploration Activities in the Lower Cook Inlet, Technical Report B17 Small Community Population Impact Model, Special Report B2 BLM Studies, Reference Papers B3 Physical Characteristics, Reference Papers B3 Biotic Resources, Reference Papers B3 Economic Development, Reference Papers B3 Sociological Resources, Reference Papers B3 Marine Food Web, Reference Papers B3 Oil and Gas Operations, Reference Papers B3 Policy Requirements and Controls, Reference Papers B3 Energy Alernatives, Reference Papers B3 Bering Sea/Norton Sound Petroleum Development Scenarios, Forecast of Conditions Without the Planned Lease Sale, Impact Analysis B4; Bering Sea Cultural Resources, Technical Paper (1978)

Environmental Impact Statement

Reliable information on the relative position of the drilling vessel and the subsea wellhead is an important key to controlling horizontal displacement. Three types of monitoring devices are in use today. One type of vessel-position indicating ...

Google previewOCS (Outer Continental Shelf) Oil and Gas Lease Sale, Lower Cook Inlet (1976)

Environmental Impact Statement

Reliable information on the relative position of the drilling vessel and the subsea wellhead is an important key to controlling hrizontal displacement. Three types of ncnitoring devices are in use today. One type of vessel—position indicating ...

Google previewFundamentals of Sustainable Drilling Engineering (2015)

by M. Enamul Hossain, Abdulaziz Abdullah Al-Majed

Wellhead Equipment and Completion Wellhead is the pressure containing equipment at the surface of the well where casing strings are suspended. A blowout preventer or Christmas tree is connected with it. Wellheads are required to ...

Google previewKnight's Penny Magazine

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

Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Country Living (2008)

by Kimberley Willis

A wellhead is a pipe sticking out of the ground that connects directly to the well. In modern homes, this is ...

Google previewTrading Natural Gas (1997)

Cash Futures Options and Swaps by Fletcher J. Sturm

The wellhead is the term used for the mechanism which funnels and controls the flow of gas from the ground below up to the surface. It is usually not constructed nor operated by the royalty owner, but rather by a third party, such as a pipeline ...

Google previewThe Water Encyclopedia, Third Edition (2007)

Hydrologic Data and Internet Resources by Pedro Fierro, Jr., Evan K. Nyer

EPA's Wellhead ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Taxation & Tax Policy (2005)

by Joseph J. Cordes, Robert D. Ebel, Jane Gravelle

The natural gas severance tax is levied either on the value of natural gas at the wellhead or on a thousand cubic feet (MCF) basis. In some states natural gas is taxed per MCF but the rate is indexed to the price of natural gas. These states do ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Hydrogeology (2011)

by D. J. Poehls, Gregory J. Smith

Sealing the wellhead Completing the procedures necessary to maintain the integrity of a well after construction. One requirement for properly sealing a wellhead is to have the casing extend at least 12 in. (0.3 m) above the floor or ground ...

Google previewDictionary of Petroleum Exploration, Drilling & Production, 2nd Edition (2014)

by Norman Hyne Ph.D.

wellbore image log | wellhead netback wellbore. It causes the wellbore storage effect. (afterflow and afterproduction) wellbore image log see image log wellbore pressure containment the maximum allowable wellbore pressure without drilling ...

Google previewDictionary of Petroleum Exploration, Drilling & Production (1991)

by Norman J. Hyne

The wellhead includes the casinghead and tubinghead. It is used to a) contain the pressure in the tubing or tubing-casing annulus, b) land tubing, c) control the flow of fluids and reduce the pressure, and d) run tools. The flanged or studded ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1990)

Volume 34 - Pentachlorophenol to Petroleum Fractions: Liquid Densities by John J. McKetta Jr

There are two key factors required to calculate NGL minimum costs: wellhead natural gas price and gas processing economics. In our base cost calculations. we used the average Gulf Coast wellhead price for natural gas.

Google previewOil and Gas Dictionary (1988)

An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Economic and Financial Concepts andTerms by Paul Stevens

When casing has been cemented to a depth of 5000 feet, the permanent wellhead is installed, consisting of a casing head and a CASING HANGER. The service wellhead, consisting of high-pressure BLOW-OUT PREVENTERS, is also ...

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 previewCommon Sense Dictionary for First Responders (2006)

by Frank L. Fire

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Well Log...

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 ...

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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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