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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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As the anticipated pick-up in activity in Russia and elsewhere in the region gains traction, Gusar can as and when necessary add to this initial rental inventory by manufacturing POS-GRIP Wellhead Systems under licence.
Simmons Edeco recognized the need to be responsive to operators' requirements in the current market and to offer full wellhead and valve maintenance services, in addition to wellhead control panel and other critical integrity services.
The wellhead looks fairly simple, and Ellingson said it is.
Plexus Chief Executive Officer Ben van Bilderbeek said: "We are delighted to have secured this contract extension with BP Egypt, as we continue to consolidate our position as a superior wellhead equipment supplier within the Northern African region.
The HC-20 system is the oil and gas industry's first subsea wellhead system to be rated and qualified at 20,000 pounds per square inch (psi).
The effects of well depth and wellhead protection and the degree to which they play a role in bacterial contamination of water wells, however, is still largely unknown.
In contrast, the wellhead price includes the value of natural gas liquids and pertains to all transactions occurring in the United States, thereby encompassing purchase commitments of all durations.
These have included delineation of wellhead protection areas for municipal groundwater supply wells, and the evaluation of groundwater resources potentially under the direct influence of surface water.
End-use prices for natural gas in 2001 were well above those of 2000, even though the national average wellhead price generally fell throughout the year.
i) the proposed dismantling of Gas Wellhead Price Agreement (GPA) of the Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) and
The crew's supervisor, who worked for Vintage Petroleum, ignored workers' repeated requests to connect a hose to a wellhead that was spewing water.
Section 1428 of the 1986 amendments to the Safe Drinking Water Act required each state to submit a wellhead protection program for approval by June 1989.