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The major factor of stability and functional reliability of wells and other underground structures is rock pressure. This article discusses loads exerted on lining of wells by surrounding rock mass under conditions of their deformational interdependence. The study takes into account the factor of sequence of rock mass loading and deformation prior to reinforcement of wells, both before lowering and cementing of casing and after the implementation. The influence of well bottom on development of initial well boundary displacement before putting the lining into operation is estimated. The effect exerted by cementing quality in the casing string–borehole annulus on generation of loads on the lining is comprehensively analyzed. The cementing quality is characterized by the degree of flush fluid or drill mud substitution by cement grouting. As a result, the studies produce an equation to find rock pressure on lining with regard to its operating time. The comparison of the calculations from the obtained equation and the test data of well sealing in underground storage facility shows satisfactory agreement of the computed and actual values of rock pressure, which proves relevance of this approach to estimation of rock pressure on lining of wells and the validity of the obtained equation.

For citation:  Khloptsov D. V., Vinnikov V. A. Determination of rock pressure on lining of wells. MIAB. Mining Inf. Anal. Bull. 2019;(8):74-82. [In Russ]. DOI: 10.25018/0236-1493-2019-08-0-74-82.

: 8
ISBN: 0236-1493
УДК: 622.24 (622.28)
DOI: 10.25018/0236-1493-2019-08-0-74-82
Authors: Khloptsov D. V., Vinnikov V. A.

Authors' Information:
D.V. Khloptsov, Graduate Student,
e-mail: dkhloptsov@gmail.com,
V.A. Vinnikov, Dr. Sci. (Phys. Mathem.), Head of Chair,
e-mail: evgeny.vinnikov@gmail.com,
National University of Science and Technology «MISiS»,
119049, Moscow, Russia.
Corresponding author: V.A. Vinnikov, e-mail: evgeny.vinnikov@gmail.com.

Key words:
Well lining, cement grouting, rock creep, rock pressure on well lining.


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