The handbook encompass the sum of activity on the exploration and production side of the oil and gas industry, Drilling.
The handbook assumes that the user is at least slightly familiar with the oil n gas business. It's designed to be used as step-by-step reference to assist in walking through each particular situation, exposing any pitfalls in the planning stages of the project, and giving choices and alternatives at each decision-making juncture. It's also designed to be used as a quick reference and is set up in such a way as to afford quick acces to the needed information.
The handbook is written in bullet style and in an outline format, opting to get the point across without burdening the user with lenghty narrative regarding theory, derivation, etc.