Modern Well Design - Second Edition presents a unified approach to the well design process and drilling operations. Following an introduction to the field, the second chapter addresses drilling fluids, as well as optimal mud weight, hole cleaning, hydraulic optimization, and methods to handle circulation losses. A relatively large chapter on geomec

chapter 1|2 pages

Introduction to the well design process

chapter 2|44 pages

Drilling design

chapter 3|54 pages

Geomechanical evaluation

chapter 4|28 pages

Well design premises

chapter 5|54 pages

Casing design

chapter 6|52 pages

Design of a HPHT well

chapter 7|36 pages

Drilling operations and well issues