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FEBRUARY 2014

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  • Optimizing extended reach drilling in deepwater West Africa

    Hernando Jerez, Rafael Dias And Jim Tilley

    An optimized BHA, detailed planning and advanced modeling enabled the team to drill the ERD well with a single BHA per interval. A challenging 12¼-in. tangent interval was drilled to reach the top of the pay zone keeping an 85° sail angle, setting a regional record of 11,150 ft flawlessly drilled from casing to casing in a single run.

  • Regional Report: Mediterranean

    Ian Lewis

    Noble Energy’s gas discoveries offshore Israel and Cyprus have caught the attention of international operators, such as Total and Eni, who will soon drill offshore Cyprus.

  • ShaleTech: Marcellus/Utica

    Jim Redden

    Operators turn up the heat in frigid NE

  • Smart caliper qualified for measurement-while-drilling operations

    Wajid Rasheed, Shaohua Zhou and Nasser M. Al-Khanferi

    A new caliper tool was designed, tested and qualified to overcome fluid density and BHA placement challenges present in MWD calibration, especially during under-reaming operations.

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