Single-run “mega-combo” LWD/MWD improves formation evaluation offshore Angola ///

In a deepwater deviated well offshore Angola, BP and its partners, Sonangol E.P., Sonangol P&P, Statoil Angola A.S., Marathon Oil and Sonangol Sinopec International (SSI), have successfully acquired the world’s largest-ever suite of measurement-while-drilling (MWD) data in a single bottomhole assembly (BHA). Combining seven different services, the BHA included a rotary steerable system (RSS), measurement and telemetry service, logging-while-drilling (LWD) magnetic resonance service, multifunction petrophysics platform, formation pressure service, and sonic and seismic services.

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