Blowout definition

Blowout means a sudden or violent escape of oil or natural gas, as from a drilling well when high formational pressure is encountered.
Blowout means an uncontrolled flow of gas, oil, or other wellbore fluids from the oil or gas well.
Blowout means an uncontrolled gas, oil or water escape from a Well;

Examples of Blowout in a sentence

  • Blowout preventers and associated equipment shall be maintained in good working order.

  • Blowout preventers shall be pressure tested at regular intervals, not to exceed twenty-one days, to ensure proper operation.

  • Blowout preventer equipment and related casing heads and spools shall have a vertical bore no smaller than the inside diameter of the casing to which they are attached.

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More Definitions of Blowout

Blowout means the uncontrolled escape of oil or gas, or both, from any formation.
Blowout means the uncontrolled flow of gas, liquids, or solids (or a mixture thereof) from a well onto the surface.
Blowout means uncontrolled sudden violent escape of fluids from a well;
Blowout means an uncontrolled sudden or violent escape of oil, water, gas, or drilling fluid from a well.
Blowout means the uncontrolled escape of oil or gas, or both, from any formation. "Blowout preventer" means a heavy casinghead control fitted with special gates and/or rams which can be closed around the drill pipe or which completely closes the top
Blowout means an uncontrolled escape of liquids or gases, or both, from a geothermal
Blowout means a sudden, accidental, uncontrolled and continuous expulsion from a well and above the surface of the ground of the drilling fluid in an oil, gas or injection well, followed by continuous and uncontrolled flow from the well and above the surface of the ground of oil, gas or water due to encountering subterranean pressures,