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What does wellhead mean?


  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 by James Speight, ISBN 9780750686327 (2012)

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 previewe-Study Guide for: Energy Management Handbook, Seventh Edition by Wayne Turner, ISBN 9781420088700 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

A wellhead is a general term used to describe the component at the surface of an oil or gas well that provides the structural and pressure-containing interface for the drilling and production equipment. HSPF Forecasting Electronics The primary  ...

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 previewOffshore Oil Industry Lexicon

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

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 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 previewEncyclopedia of energy engineering and technology (2007)

by Barney L. Capehart

It also included a key element of the Senate proposal — phased deregulation of the wellhead price of new natural gas. New natural gas and most other gases were deregulated between 1979 and 1987. The NGPA also included an ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History (2012)

by Donald T. Critchlow, Philip R. VanderMeer, Paul Boyer

In 1978, FERC was given additional responsibilities for harmonizing the regulation of wellhead gas ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Solid Earth Geophysics

Derrick Traveling block Swivel Heave compensator Dynamic positioning Riser drilling Tent Riserless drilling Subsea wellhead Drill ship Land drillrig Ice-based drilling Rotary drive Mudpump Blowout preventer Drillmud Cement Open hole ...

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 century, natural gas was primarily ...

Google previewA Pictorial Encyclopedia of Decorative Ironwork (2013)

Twelfth Through Eighteenth Centuries by Otto Hoever

Austria, about 1570— Wellhead Grille, Grafenegg Castle 108. Germany, end of the 16th century— Screen. Germanic Museum, Nuremberg.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microcomputers (1987)

Volume 1 - Access Methods to Assembly Language and Assemblers by Allen Kent, James G. Williams

wellhead production tanks) are depreciated. Under the new tax law, these costs are depreciated through a 7- year ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Science (2000)

by John F. Mongillo

Energy Information Agency, geothermal energy has the potential to provide the United Geotliermal: A Hot Water Hydrothermal System Wellhead Ground surface Wellhead.] \ \ \\\\\\\\\\ Explanation (Water j Steam ...

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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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