Technical Publications Committee Published Books

Well Cementing Operations

ebook-wco-500x669aAuthored by: Ron Sweatman

“Well Cementing Operations” covers techniques and developments never before published in a single source – overview of basic well-cementing theory, best practices and real-world applications, calculations and problem-solving exercises. Perfect for both newly hired and experienced rig-based personnel, students, and engineers in the office. 323 pp. Published under the auspices of the IADC Technical Publications Committee, 2015.

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Coiled Tubing Operations

ebook-coil-500x669aAuthored by: Les Skinner, P.E.

Covers the spectrum of coiled-tubing operations and is written for both technical and non-technical readers. “Coiled Tubing Operations” provides a general description of coiled tubing units (CTU), as well as CTU components, operations and applications, including CT drilling. Appendices provide detailed mathematical derivations and calculations for CT operations. Includes five chapters, a summary of acronyms and abbreviations, glossary, index of figures and general index. Published under the auspices of the IADC Technical Publications Committee. 281 pages. Copyright © IADC 2016.

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Drillers Knowledge Book

ebook-dkb-500x647aAuthored by: Dr. Leon Robinson and Juan Garcia

Written for experienced drillers, the “Drillers Knowledge Book” provides never-before published solutions to common drilling problems and methods to to continually improve efficiency during drilling. The “Drillers Knowledge Book” covers all aspects of drilling, including well design and construction, hydraulic optimization, rock mechanics, drilling fluid processing and much more. 288 pp. Copyright © IADC 2015.

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Casing and Liners for Drilling and Completion

BCASINGLINENewaAuthored by: Ted G. Byrom

Casing and Liners for Drilling and Completion is a peer-reviewed text that explains the fundamentals of casing design. The book is divided in a concise, two-part format. The first part focuses on basic casing design and instructs engineers and engineering students how to design a safe casing string. The second part covers more advanced material and special problems in casing design in a user-friendly format.  370pp.  Gulf Publishing, 2007.

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Follow this link to read a review on Casing and Liners by Ross Kastor, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston.

Managed Pressure Drilling

BMPDMANUALLRGaAuthored by: Bill Rehm

With extraction out of depleted wells more important than ever, this new and developing technology is literally changing drilling engineering for future generations. Never before published in book form, these cutting-edge technologies and the processes that surround them are explained in easy-to-understand language, complete with worked examples, problems and solutions. This volume is invaluable as a textbook for both the engineering student and the veteran engineer who needs to keep up with changing technology. 400pp. Gulf Publishing, 2008.

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Underbalanced Drilling Handbook: Limits and Extremes

BUBDRILLINGLRGaAuthored by: Bill Rehm

Derived from conventional air drilling, underbalanced drilling is increasingly necessary to meet today’s energy and drilling needs. To further explain this essential drilling procedure, Bill Rehm, an experienced legend in drilling along with his co-editors, has complied Underbalanced Drilling: Limits and Extremes, written under the auspices of the IADC Technical Publications Committee. 2012, Gulf Publishing.

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Anticipated Titles:

  • Green Oil and Gas
  • Environmental Fundamentals of Onshore Drilling
  • Environmental Fundamentals of Offshore Drilling
  • Well Cementing: Structural Integrity and Sealing for the Life of the Well
  • Drilling Fluid Flow & Wellbore Hydraulics
  • The Drilling Fluids Handbook: A Practical Guide
  • Solids Control
  • Rules of Thumb for Drilling Engineers
  • Geological Operations
  • Well Integrity / Wellbore Stability
  • Directional Drilling
  • Underbalanced Drilling
  • Drill Bits
  • Rig Design and Selection
  • Drillstring Design
  • Subsea Equipment
  • Downhole Equipment
  • Pore Pressure & Frac Gradients
  • CT Drilling Handbook
  • Drilling Optimization