Oilfield Acronyms

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There are 109 names in this directory beginning with the letter A.
A
Annum

AADE
American Association Of Drilling Engineers

AAGR
Average Annual Growth Rate

AAODC
American Association Of Oilwell Drilling Contractors

AAPG
American Association Of Petroleum Geologists

AAPL
American Association Of Professional Landmen

AAR
After Action Reviews

AAV
Annulus Access Valve

ABAN
Abandonment

ABS
American Bureau Of Shipping

ABSA
Alberta Boilers Safety Association

AC
Alaminos Canyon Gulf Of Mexico Leasing Area

ACHE
Air Cooled Heat Exchanger

ACOU
Acoustic

ACP
Annular Casing Pressure
Area Contingency Plan

ACQU
Acquisition Log

ACT
Aluminum Clay Tool

ADCP
Acoustic Doppler Current Profile
Applications Design, Consulting, And Projects

ADEP
Awaiting Development With Exploration Potential

ADIOS
Automated Data Inquiry For Oil Spills

ADN
Azimuthal Density-Neutron

ADROC
Advanced Rock Properties Report

ADT
Applied Drilling Technology

AFE
Authorization For Expenditure

AFEC
APS Far Detector Counts (cps)

AFP
Active Fire Protection

AFV
Annular Flow Valve

AGM
Above Ground Marker

AGRU
Acid Gas Removal Unit

AHBDF
Along Hole (Depth) Below Derrick Floor

AHD
Along Hole Depth

AIChE
American Institute Of Chemical Engineers

AIME
American Institute Of Mining, Metallurgical, And Petroleum Engineers

AIP
Australian Industry Participation

AIRG
Airgun

AIRRE
Airgun Report

AIT
Auto-Ignition Temperature

AIV
Alternate Isolation Valve

AKO
Adjustable Kick Off

AL
Artificial Lift

AL2O3
Computed Al2O3 (dry weight %)

AL2O3MAX
Computed Al2O3 Standard Deviation (dry weight %)

AL2O3MIN
Computed Al2O3 Standard Deviation (dry weight %)

ALARP
As Low As Reasonably Practicable

ALC
Aertical Seismic Profile Acoustic Log Calibration Report

ALR
Acoustic Log Report

aMDEA
Activated Methyldiethanolamine

AMI
Area Of Mutal Interest

AMS
Auxiliary Measurement Service Log

AMSL
Above Mean Sea Level

AMV
Annulus Master Valve

ANACO
Analysis Of Core Logs Report

ANARE
Analysis Report

ANEC
APS Near Detector Counts (cps)

ANP
Brazil'S National Petroleum Agency

ANPR
Advance Notice Of Proposed Rulemaking

ANSI
American National Standards Institute

AOF
Absolute Open Flow

AOFP
Absolute Open-Flow Potential

AOPL
Association Of Oil Pipe Lines

AP
Apalachicola Gulf Of Mexico Leasing Area

APB
Annular Pressure Build up

APC
Anadarko Petroleum Corp.

APD
Application For Permit To Drill

APE
Area Of Potential Effect

API
American Petroleum Institute

APLC
APS Near/Array Limestone Porosity Corrected (%)

APM
Application For Permit To Modify
Application To Drill - Modification
Asset Performance Management

APPRE
Appraisal Report

APR
Annual Performance Review

APS
Active Pipe Support

ARACL
Array Acoustic Log

ARESV
Analysis Of Reservoir

ARI
Azimuthal Resistivity Image

ARRC
Array Acoustic Report

ART
Alternate Response Technologies

AS
Array Sonic Processing Log

ASCE
American Society Of Chemical Engineers

ASCSSV
Annulus Surface Controlled Sub-Surface Valve

ASEAN
Association Of Southeast Asian Nations

ASI
Array Sonic Imager Log

ASME
American Society Of Mechanical Engineers

ASNT
American Society For Nondestructive Testing

ASP
Array Sonic Processing Report

ASPO
Asociation For The Study Of Peak Oil & Gas

ASR
Atmosphere-Supplying Respirator

ASTM
American Society For Testing And Materials

ASV
Annular Safety Valve

AT
Atwater Valley Gulf Of Mexico Leasing Area

AT1F
Attenuation Resistivity (1 ft resolution; ohmm)

AT2F
Attenuation Resistivity (2 ft resolution; ohmm)

AT3F
Attenuation Resistivity (3 ft resolution; ohmm)

AT4F
Attenuation Resistivity (4 ft resolution; ohmm)

AT5F
Attenuation Resistivity (5 ft resolution; ohmm)

ATD
Application To Drill

ATK
Aviation Turbo Kerosene
Auto Trak (Baker Hughes rotary steerable system)

atm
Atmosphere, A Unit Of Pressure

ATR
Attenuation Resistivity (deep; ohmm)

ATW
Applied Technology Workshop

AUV
Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

AV
Annular Velocity Or Apparent Viscosity

AVO
Amplitude Variation With Offset

AWB/V
Annulus Wing Block/Valve (Xt)

AWO
Approval For Well Operation

AWV
Annulus Wing Valve

AX
Acceleration X Axis (ft/s2)

AY
Acceleration Y Axis (ft/s2)

AZ
Acceleration Z Axis (ft/s2)

AZIM
Constant Azimuth for Deviation Correction (deg)


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