casinghead


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casinghead

[′kā‚siŋ‚hed]
(petroleum engineering)
A fitting at the head of an oil or gas well that allows the pumping operation to take place, as well as the separation of oil and gas.
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In Texas, the amount of associated or casinghead gas produced from oil wells has tripled from 674 billion cubic feet in 2008 to almost 2 trillion cubic feet in 2014.
It also indicates that the rapid pace of drilling and well completions is outpacing the capacity of industry to build infrastructure to capture and transport associated gas, also referred to as casinghead gas.
Under Borys, because casinghead gas is in solution in the
com) generates electricity from casinghead and/or stranded natural gas.
4 Granite Wash, Casinghead Gas Production Analysis by Field, January to December 2012 26 4.
We are negotiating with a pipeline company to purchase the casinghead gas that is currently shut-in," reported Mr.
This transaction will significantly expand our Mid-Continent Operations segment's ability to provide services for processable natural gas from the Woodford Shale in south central Oklahoma and enable us to provide services to producers of casinghead gas from the Barnett Shale in the northern portion of the Fort Worth Basin.
Once the water flooding procedures take effect, production could exceed 1500 barrels of oil per month and 3,000 mcfgpm of casinghead gas.
The casinghead gas is sold to WTG and the oil is sold to Sunoco Partners.
4 million barrels of oil and 2 billion cubic feet of casinghead gas, with the majority of production taking place in the past four years.
In the Williston Basin, the Partnership expects that casinghead gas volumes will continue to increase at least through 2006, but at a slower rate of growth than 2005.