A wholly new chapter of the IADC Drilling Manual, this important eBook is a comprehensive guide to equipment and processes of floating drilling, one of the most important segments of the drilling industry. The chapter covers types of floating drilling rigs, HSE, cranes, power systems, stationkeeping (spread moored and dynamic positioning), marine risers and their handling, well control for floating drilling, emergency disconnects, motion compensation, subsea wellheads and more. The chapter also covers drilling operations, such as setting foundation pipe, drilling riserless, running BOPs and more, including managed pressure drilling. Includes 57 color and black-and-white charts and illustrations, six tables and one video.
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