“HISTORY OF OIL WELL DRILLING”: JOHN EDWARD BRANTLY BOOK

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History of Oil Well Drilling

John Edward Brantly (Author)

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Product Description

An artfully illustrated account of the oil industry’s most important events, “History of Oil Well Drilling” records the beginning and development of the oil well industry from early water and brine well drilling to the vast oil industry of today. More than 1700 illustrations and 1500 pages trace the evolution of equipment and methods used in drilling for oil. Every major tool and method is described in detail. From the simple spring pole to the cable tool, rotary and portable rigs, Dr Brantly traces the origin, the development and the accessory tools of these major implements and compares them with modern equipment innovations. There is a comprehensive report on marine drilling and the vast offshore oil fields. Directional drilling, blowout prevention, formation testing and well instruments are other pertinent covered in this masterfully pictorial history.

Product Details:

· Hardcover: 1525 pages

· Publisher: Gulf Publishing Company

· January 1971

· Language: English

· ISBN-10: 087201634X

· ISBN-13: 978-0872016347

History of Oil Well Drilling

John Edward Brantly (Author)

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