Well engineering

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Well Engineering is basically based on pore pressure, kick tolerance, casing functions, casing design and cementing. It is sometimes related to drilling and petroleum engineering.[1]


Study of formation pressures is important for the safe planning of a well. Values of formation pressures are used to design safe mud weights to overcome fracturing the formation and prevent well kicks.

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  1. ^ "Well Engineering and Construction" (PDF). faculty.ksu.edu.sa. January 25, 2011.