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The Guide to Oilwell Fishing Operations, 2nd Edition by Joe P. DeGeare

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Chapter 5

Pipe Sticking

Abstract

Pipe can become stuck during drilling and workover operations, even when preventive measures are taken. When pipe sticking occurs, special tools and expertise are required to avoid expensive, time-consuming, and trial-and-error fishing operations. This chapter presents 10 typical pipe-sticking problems.

Keywords

Blowout sticking

Cement sticking

Differential sticking

Key-seat sticking

Lost-circulation sticking

Mechanical sticking

Pipe can become stuck during drilling and workover operations, even when preventive measures are taken. When pipe sticking occurs, special tools and expertise are required to avoid expensive, time-consuming, and trial-and-error fishing operations. This chapter presents 10 typical ...

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