casinghead


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casinghead

(ˈkeɪsɪŋˌhɛd)
n
the protruding part of a casing to which piping is attached
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The Phillips case stemmed from a dispute over the regulatory status of Phillips Petroleum, one of the nation's leading oil and gas companies and a major producer of casinghead gas, a by-product of oil production.
In Texas, gas derived from oil-producing wells is referred to as casinghead gas, and the lower panel of figure 2 shows that this increase in oil production has yielded a proportional increase in gas production.
In Texas, the amount of associated or casinghead gas produced from oil wells has tripled from 674 billion cubic feet in 2008 to almost 2 trillion cubic feet in 2014.
Small amounts of hydrocarbons that exist in gaseous phase in natural underground reservoirs but are liquid at atmospheric pressure after being recovered from oil well (casinghead) gas in lease separators and are subsequently commingled with the crude stream without being separately measured.
JNC produces electricity from casinghead and stranded natural gas.
Depending upon the characteristics of the crude stream, it may also include: 1) small amounts of hydrocarbons that exist in gaseous phase in natural underground reservoirs but are liquid at atmospheric pressure after being recovered from oil well (casinghead) gas in lease separators and are subsequently commingled with the crude stream without being separately measured.
Oil Well (Casinghead) Gas: Associated and dissolved gas produced along with crude oil from oil completions.
come out of solution at the wellhead is called "casinghead
It is estimated that this district accumulated approximately 2.78 TCF of casinghead gas.