|Document ID (ISN)||45715|
|Convention or series no.
||NSC Data Sheet I-634-85
||Safe well stimulation by acidizing
||National Safety Council, 444 North Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611, USA, 1985. 4p. Illus. Bibl.
||This data sheet describes a technique in which acid solutions are injected into oil wells in carbonate formations to dissolve some of the carbonate and thereby increase the flow capacity of the wells. The acids used most commonly are hydrochloric, hydrofluoric, acetic, and formic. Other aspects covered: safe acidizing procedures; transporting acid in bulk for offshore operations; personal protective equipment; first aid.
||USA; petroleum and natural gas industry; well drilling; acids
||first aid; data sheet; description of technique; personal protective equipment
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
||Chemicals, plastics and rubber
|Broad subject area(s)
Petroleum and natural gas industry