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The Drilling Manual, Fifth Edition (Hardback)
  • The Drilling Manual, Fifth Edition (Hardback)

The Drilling Manual, Fifth Edition (Hardback)

Hardback 800 Pages / Published: 02/04/2015
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An Invaluable Reference for Members of the Drilling Industry, from Owner-Operators to Large Contractors, and Anyone Interested In Drilling

Developed by one of the world's leading authorities on drilling technology, the fifth edition of The Drilling Manual draws on industry expertise to provide the latest drilling methods, safety, risk management, and management practices, and protocols. Utilizing state-of-the-art technology and techniques, this edition thoroughly updates the fourth edition and introduces entirely new topics. It includes new coverage on occupational health and safety, adds new sections on coal seam gas, sonic and coil tube drilling, sonic drilling, Dutch cone probing, in hole water or mud hammer drilling, pile top drilling, types of grouting, and improved sections on drilling equipment and maintenance. New sections on drilling applications include underground blast hole drilling, coal seam gas drilling (including well control), trenchless technology and geothermal drilling. It contains heavily illustrated chapters that clearly convey the material.

This manual incorporates forward-thinking technology and details good industry practice for the following sectors of the drilling industry:

Blast HoleEnvironmentalFoundation/ConstructionGeotechnicalGeothermalMineral ExplorationMineral Production and DevelopmentOil and Gas: On-shoreSeismicTrenchless TechnologyWater Well

The Drilling Manual, Fifth Edition provides you with the most thorough information about the "what," "how," and "why" of drilling. An ideal resource for drilling personnel, hydrologists, environmental engineers, and scientists interested in subsurface conditions, it covers drilling machinery, methods, applications, management, safety, geology, and other related issues.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
ISBN: 9781439814208
Number of pages: 800
Weight: 2223 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 46 mm
Edition: 5th New edition


"... an excellent reference guide and source of information in assisting myself and my business in developing and providing well informed, comprehensive and quality Training packages and Verification of Competency (VOC) tools in the field. ... very much a planning tool providing information on techniques, shortfalls, resources, quality assurances, recording and safety"
-James Hall, ADITC

"This book is a valuable industry resource."
-Tim Westcott, JSW Australia

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