Oil Field Abbreviation Mostly Used in the Rig

This is may not relate to drilling formula but it may be good for new people to know about oil field abbreviations. If you have more than what I have, please feel free to add more by putting in the blog comment.

ACF – Annular Capacity Factor

AV – Annular Velocity

BF – Buoyancy Factor

BHA – Bottom Hole Assembly

BHP – Bottom Hole Pressure

BOP – Blow Out Preventor

BOPE – Blow Out Preventer Equipment

BPUTS – Bring Pumps Up To Speed

CC – Circulate and Condition mud

CLF – Choke Line Friction

CMW – Current Mud Weight

CP – Casing Pressure

DC – Drill Collar

Dh – Diameter of hole in inches

DP – Drill Pipe

DPP – Drill Pipe Pressure

ECD – Equivilant Circulating Density

EOB – End of Build

ESP – Estimated Stuck Point or Electical Submersible Pump

FCP – Final Circulating Pressure

FD – Fluid Density

FIT – formation integrity test

FOSV – Full Opening Safety Valve

FP – Formation Pressure

FrP – Friction Pressure

FV – Funnel Viscosity

GPM – Gallons Per Minute

HHP – Hydraulic Horse Power

HP – Hydrostatic Pressure

IBOP – Inside Blow Out Preventer

ICP – Initial Circulating Pressure

ISICP – Initial Shut-in Casing Pressure

KLF – Kill Line Friction

KMW – Kill Mud Weight

KOP – Kick Off Point

Lbs. – Pounds

LC – Lost Circulation

LCM – Lost Circulation Material

Len – Length in feet

LOT – Leak Off Test

MAASP – Maximum Allowable Annular Surface Pressure

MASP – Maximum Anticipated Surface Pressure

MD – Measured Depth

MGS – Mud Gas Separator

MI – Mud Increment

MISICP – Maximum Initial Shut-in Casing Pressure

MOP – Margin of Over Pull

MW – Mud Weight in ppg

NP – Neutral Point

OBM – Oil Based Mud

OMW – Original Mud Weight

OPT – Optimum

PG – Pressure Gradient

PI – Pressure Increment

POH – Pull Out Hole

PP – Pore Pressure

PPG – Pounds Per Gallon

RIH – Run In Hole

ROH – Run Out Of Hole

RPM – Rounds Per Minute

RSS- Rotary Steerible System

SCR – Slow Circulating Rate

SG – Specific Gravity

SICP – Shut-in Casing Pressure

SIDPP – Shut-in Drill Pipe Pressure

SOBM – Synthetic Oil Based Mud

SP – Surface Pressure

SPM – Strokes Per Minute

SPM Valve – Side Pocket Mandrel Valve

SPR – Slow Pump Rate

TDS – Top Drive System

TIH – Trip In Hole

TOC – Top Of Cement

TOF – Top Of Fish

TOH or TOOH – Trip Out Of Hole

TOL – Top Of Liner

TVD – True Vertical Depth

WL – Water Loss or Wire Line

WOB – Weight On Bit

WOC – Wait On Cement

WOO – Wait On Orders

WOW – Wait On Weather

YP – Yield Point

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