1563 abbreviations
Abbreviation Meaning
boe barrel(s) of oil equivalent
boed barrel(s) of oil equivalent per day
BOEM Bureau Ocean Energy Management
boepd barrel(s) of oil equivalent per day
BOM Bill of materials
BOP Blowout preventer
BOP bottom of pipe
bopd barrel(s) of oil per day
BOREH borehole seismic analysis
BOSIET basic offshore safety induction and emergency training
BOTHL bottom hole locator log
BOTTO bottom hole pressure/temperature report
bpd barrels per day
BPFL borehole profile log
BPH barrels per hour
BPLUG baker plug
BPV back pressure valve (goes on the end of coiled tubing a drill pipe tool strings to prevent fluid flow in the wrong direction)
BQL B/QL log
BRPLG bridge plug log
BRT below rotary table (used as a datum for depths in a well)
BS Bend Stiffener
BSEE US: Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (Formerly the MMS)
BSML below sea mean level
BSR blind shear rams (blowout preventer)
BS&W basic sediments and water
BTEX benzene, toluene, ethyl-benzene and xylene
BTHL bottom hole log
BTO/C break to open/close (valve torque)
BTU British thermal units
BU bottom up
BUL bottom up lag
BUR build-up rate
BVO ball valve operator
bwd barrels of water per day (often used in reference to oil production)
bwpd barrels of water per day
C1 methane
C2 ethane
C3 propane
C4 butane
C6 hexanes
C7+ heavy hydrocarbon components
CA core analysis log
CALI calliper log
CALOG circumferential acoustic log
CALVE calibrated velocity log data
CAPP Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers
CART cam-actuated running tool (housing running tool)
CART Cap Replacement Tool
CAS casing log
CAT Connector Actuating Tool