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Document ID (ISN)45715
CIS number 86-548
Year 1985
Convention or series no. NSC Data Sheet I-634-85
Title Safe well stimulation by acidizing
Bibliographic information National Safety Council, 444 North Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611, USA, 1985. 4p. Illus. Bibl.
Abstract 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.
Descriptors (primary) USA; petroleum and natural gas industry; well drilling; acids
Descriptors (secondary) first aid; data sheet; description of technique; personal protective equipment
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Inorganic acids
Petroleum and natural gas industry