Record breaking template drilling on the TROLL-field

With the BHA hanging from a hang-off plate during three nautical miles of rig sailing, Equinor and Baker Huges managed to drill eight top holes on two different templates way ahead of schedule.

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Topics: Template drilling, top hole

Shifting the Focus to Advanced Casing/Liner Deployment Technologies

In the current climate of lower oil prices, getting to total depth cheaper and faster is paramount. Companies are pushing the limits utilizing the latest drilling tools that drill faster; provide instantaneous corrections when steering; have more accurate logging; and overcome what was previously considered “un-drillable” wells.

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Topics: Drilling Equipment, Casing drilling

The DrillRdillo™ eliminates a trip and saves client $100k

Odfjell Well Services’ DrillRdillo™ Multi-Application Scraper was recently mobilized to Cameroon. Through the use of a combined drilling and wellbore cleanout BHA, the IOC was able to drill out a bridge plug, cement plugs and complete a wellbore clean-up in one trip.

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Topics: Drilling Equipment, Casing Preparation, completion

The DrillRdillo casing scraper: The story so far [Infographic]

The DrillRdillo from OWS has saved trips for clients from Myanmar to Angola; from The Middle-East to The North Sea. Here we present you with a quick overview of some stats and use cases from clients utilising the tool for a variety of applications.

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Topics: Drilling Equipment, Casing Preparation, completion

The heaviest casing string ever run in Romania

Both equipment and competence were put to the ultimate test when Odfjell Well Services faced their heaviest casing string in Romania so far. Petrom – OMV subcontracted Rig Saipem 5870 was going to set 13 5/8”  14” Casing (535 Tones / 3801m) in the Baicoi field in Romania.

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Topics: Casing Running, Tubular handling

Speciality tools: Do you know what to ask for?

I often get requests for different tools from the end users, but they are almost never aware of the tool condition on delivery. A little attention to such an important detail could prevent trouble later. And it could be decisive for choosing the right service supplier. The lowest price and cost is always attractive, but do you know the condition of the tool you are about to run in the hole?

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Topics: Drilling Equipment

Tubular handling with care: Running any production riser with standard equipment

The days of specially designed equipment to take care of demanding tubular handling, like prod risers, are over. Clients now get the benefit of using standard equipment to handle even the most oddly dimensioned and fragile tubular safely.

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Topics: Tubular handling

Top Hole Drilling on the Maria Field: A three-party success

Is it possible to drill a top hole to 42" in one run if the template is 38"? Here is the story of three parties putting their expertise together to save runs, time and money.

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Topics: Drilling, Template drilling

Onshore monitoring - keeping high-quality TRS while reducing operators offshore

What question would you rather ask: –Where can I find the comments on connection #254, or –Why is there a higher torque on the connection you just made?

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Topics: Casing Running, Casing Preparation, TRS

Deepwater Completions using Sliding Spider

With large OD Completion assemblies and big, thick control lines going through the rotary, advanced completions often mean heavy, repetitive work and time consuming removal and replacing of the bushings. A sliding Spider will get your deepwater Completion to the bottom quickly and safely.

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Topics: TRS, completion

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