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API RP 49

Recommended Practice for Drilling and Well Servicing Operations Involving Hydrogen Sulfide

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Organization: API
Publication Date: 1 May 2001
Status: inactive
Page Count: 42
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Recommendations set forth in this publication apply to oil and gas well drilling and servicing operations involving hydrogen sulfide. These operations include well drilling, completion, servicing, workover, downhole maintenance, and plug and abandonment procedures conducted with hydrogen sulfide present in the fluids being handled. Coverage of this publication is applicable to operations confined to the original wellbore or original total depth and applies to the selection of materials for installation or use in the well and in the well drilling or servicing operation(s). The presence of hydrogen sulfide in these operations also presents the possibility of exposure to sulfur dioxide from the combustion of hydrogen sulfide. Refer to Section 4 for applicability of this standard.

This standard addresses personnel training, personnel protective equipment, contingency planning and emergency procedures, classification of locations, materials and equipment, operations, rig practices, special operations, offshore operations, characteristics of hydrogen sulfide and sulfur dioxide, and evaluation and selection of hydrogen sulfide monitoring equipment.

Document History

May 1, 2001
Recommended Practice for Drilling and Well Servicing Operations Involving Hydrogen Sulfide
Recommendations set forth in this publication apply to oil and gas well drilling and servicing operations involving hydrogen sul√ěde. These operations include well drilling, completion, servicing,...
May 1, 2001
Recommended Practice for Drilling and Well Servicing Operations Involving Hydrogen Sulfide
1 Scope Recommendations set forth in this publication apply to oil and gas well drilling and servicing operations involving hydrogen sulfide. These operations include well drilling, completion,...
API RP 49
May 1, 2001
Recommended Practice for Drilling and Well Servicing Operations Involving Hydrogen Sulfide
Recommendations set forth in this publication apply to oil and gas well drilling and servicing operations involving hydrogen sulfide. These operations include well drilling, completion, servicing,...
April 15, 1987
RECOMMENDED PRACTICES FOR SAFE DRILLING OF WELLS CONTAINING HYDROGEN SULFIDE
A description is not available for this item.
May 1, 1975
Recommended Practice for safe Drilling of Wells Containing Hydrogen Sulfide
A description is not available for this item.
September 1, 1974
RECOMMENDED PRACTICES FOR SAFE DRILLING OF WELLS CONTAINING HYDROGEN SULFIDE (R 1978)
A description is not available for this item.

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