The Drilling Manual’s Cementing Chapter takes a new approach to this important process from the perspective of the rig worker. The chapter includes types of and reasons for cementing; preparing the well for cementing; job design, pumping and displacing cement; waiting on cement and post-job rig operations; cementing strings and hardware, including casing running tools; cement evaluation; and conducting safe cementing operations. Written and reviewed by Ron Sweatman, Kate H. Baker, Anthony Badalamenti, Glen Benge, Louis Bone, Ramy Eid, Barbara Kutchko, K.K. La Fleur, George Morgan, Dan Mueller, Sam Pickett, Alfredo Sanchez, David Stiles. 13 black-and-white and color illustrations, three tables.
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