Field-Proven Approach To Keep Casing Wear Under Control

Field-Proven Approach To Keep Casing Wear Under Control

By: Loïc BRILLAUD Context In 2015, DrillScan was brought in onto an HPHT multi-well development field. The objectives were to anticipate, monitor and mitigate the wear generated on the 13 5/8”x14” production casing on each well. This project is still on-going, and we...
How NOT to let “company policy” bury your fit-for-purpose BHA

How NOT to let “company policy” bury your fit-for-purpose BHA

Holistic Bit-Rock-BHA Analysis Leading To Drilling Slant Section In Reservoir As Planned By: Florent COULIOU Context“It is against our company policy to run full gauge near-bit-stabilizer (FG NBS).” Does that sound familiar to you?Such was the reply by the directional...
What To Do When RSS Is Not An Option Due To Tight Budget

What To Do When RSS Is Not An Option Due To Tight Budget

A Case For Side-track Campaign with Motor BHA By: Erwan de Boisjolly ContextAn Operator is planning a side-track campaign on approximately 20 wells. As they want to reduce equipment’s costs -avoiding expensive RSS- they want to assess if these wells can be drilled...
How to get out of a predicament of an unexpected side-track

How to get out of a predicament of an unexpected side-track

Whether it’s in oil & gas or geothermal, an unexpected sidetrack is a costly problem. It’s doubly so when it happens to a producing well, for it not only costs you money to do the sidetrack but also you’re losing production while the sidetrack work is being...