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wellhead

the source of a well or stream

wellhead

[′wel‚hed]
(civil engineering)
The top of a well.
(hydrology)
The place where a stream emerges from the ground.

well house, wellhead

A shelter over a water well, 4.
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BP spokeswoman Dawn Patience said the CTC wellhead will let students familiarize themselves with the equipment without the extreme conditions prevalent on the North Slope.
The study is based on an expost-facto design that evaluates the difference that wellhead protection and well depth has on bacterial contamination.
The analysis examines the actual difference between the Henry Hub spot price and the wellhead price (in 2000 dollars) over the same period.
In 2000, wellhead prices were notified on 1st of July.
In 2009, GE Oil & Gas and Petrobras signed what was then the biggest wellhead contract in history to date (in terms of number of wellheads), worth US$250 million.
The GE SFX (Standardized Fatigue Resistant Solution) wellhead systems will allow all year operations in regions with in harsh environments, the company has assured.
Like most engineering solutions, there is more than one option available when it comes to sealing wellhead power, control and sensor feedthroughs.
has signed a contract for the manufacture and supply of its proprietary HC-20 high capacity subsea wellhead system, scheduled to be delivered to Anadarko Petroleum Corporation in the fourth quarter of 2009 and to be manufactured at FMC's facility in Houston.
A wellhead protection area is commonly defined as the surface and subsurface area that surrounds a well field, well, or spring that supplies a public drinking-water system, and through which potential contaminants can reach the sources (Jennings, 1995).
But before Adair could drill down to the shaft to pinch off the gas supply, the erosion of ground near the wellhead caused the fire to shift direction - allowing workers to use a shut-off valve at the surface.
GE Intelligent Platforms (NYSE: GE) today announced the availability of its Production Wellhead solution, a pre-engineered control solution that leverages GE's deep domain expertise in the Oil & Gas industry.