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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

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 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 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 previewReliable Maintenance Planning, Estimating, and Scheduling (2014)

by Ralph Peters

Wellhead is a series of valves, flanges, gages and vertical piping that delivers fluids/gas from the well to the surface of the earth. Gathering Lines deliver gas from wells and transport it to the processing plant or directly to the transmission ...

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 Big Book Dictionary of Oil & Petroleum (2014)

Gas, Nuclear, Electricity, Renewable and Alternative Fuels, Natural Gas, Coal, and Petrochemical Processing by Energy Team org

Wellhead: (1) The control equipment fitted to the top of a well casing, incorporating ...

Google previewOffshore Oil Industry Lexicon

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

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 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 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


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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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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