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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 previewEncyclopedia of Water Science, Second Edition - Two Volume Set (Print Version) (2007)

by Stanley W. Trimble

INTRODUCTION Wellhead protection...

The United States Congress established the Wellhead Protection Program (WHPP) as part of the 1986 Amendments to the ...

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, Gas, Petroleum, Nuclear, Electricity, Renewable and and Alternative Fuels, Natural Gas, Coal, and Petrochemical Processing (2014)

More than 1 Million entri with infographic 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 afterconstruction. 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 Energy (2009)

Expanded Edition by Cutler J. Cleveland, Christopher G. Morris

wellhead price Oil & Gas. the price paid for oil or gas at the well site, excluding later charges for processing, transportation, and distribution. well log Oil & Gas. a graphic record of the measured ...

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 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 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 previewCommon Sense Dictionary for First Responders (2006)

by Frank L. Fire


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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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