1-20 of 109
Keywords: drilling fluid
Close
Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE/IADC International Drilling Conference and Exhibition, March 8–12, 2021
Paper Number: SPE-204041-MS
... Abstract The drilling fluid is the primary barrier against well control incidents when drilling a well in conventional mode and the drilling fluid properties must be correct at all times to prevent well control incidents. Automatic drilling fluid monitoring through automated measuring...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE/IADC International Drilling Conference and Exhibition, March 8–12, 2021
Paper Number: SPE-204109-MS
... invasion. Synergy from the geomechanical team, best practices for the operation, and innovative drilling fluid technology solved the wellbore instability drilling challenge encountered in the exploration well. In offset wells, losses of more than 2,200 m 3 of drilling fluid, stuck pipe, and major NPT...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the IADC/SPE International Drilling Conference and Exhibition, March 3–5, 2020
Paper Number: SPE-199547-MS
... properties but neglect the effect of the thermal contrast between the drilling fluid and the formation. This paper reports the results of the modeling of the thermal effect on fracture width and proposes a practical method to integrate the thermal effect into current WBS design workflows. The proposed...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the IADC/SPE International Drilling Conference and Exhibition, March 3–5, 2020
Paper Number: SPE-199665-MS
... Abstract A drilling fluid designed for drilling long horizontal wells in extremely depleted chalk reservoirs within the limitations of a narrow mud weight window, high overbalance, high solids contamination and static periods was successfully implemented when drilling a water injection well on...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the IADC/SPE International Drilling Conference and Exhibition, March 3–5, 2020
Paper Number: SPE-199678-MS
... drilling fluid rotational speed friction force RPM procedure torsional oscillation stick-slip situation The reservoir sections in the Greater Ekofisk Area are typically 1000 to 1500m long horizontal wellbores, geo-steered in chalk formations with scattered chert nodules in two compartments of...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the IADC/SPE International Drilling Conference and Exhibition, March 3–5, 2020
Paper Number: SPE-199567-MS
... Abstract Incidences with sag of solid weighting agents in drilling fluids can lead to potential drilling impediments including; loss of wellbore control, lost circulation, stuck pipe and high torque. The presence of sag has relatively often been the cause for gas kicks and oil-based drilling...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE/IADC International Drilling Conference and Exhibition, March 5–7, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-194082-MS
... design, real-time operations, and post well analysis. drilling operation drilling fluid dynamic model open source model Upstream Oil & Gas information spe annual technical conference Artificial Intelligence modeling Exhibition Drilling SPE Drilling requirement interaction borehole...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE/IADC International Drilling Conference and Exhibition, March 5–7, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-194177-MS
... while drilling) in the BHA (bottomhole assembly), but when running liners, casings or completion systems, the lack of PWD complicates hydraulics and friction loss estimations. This phenomenon is accentuated when displacing the well from lighter drilling fluids to heaviercompletion fluids,especially when...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE/IADC International Drilling Conference and Exhibition, March 5–7, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-194131-MS
... are usually not available at the rig site, we describe a methodology to utilize standard model 35 rheometer measurements to estimate the pressure loss gradient as a function of the volumetric solid content. drilling fluid drilling fluids and materials particle drilling fluid chemistry...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE/IADC International Drilling Conference and Exhibition, March 5–7, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-194157-MS
... overpressurized pore zone was reached, leading to a very complex well control event followed by a permanent P&A operation. The formation pore pressure was much higher than the expected for the area. Instead of using an 18 lbm/gal drilling fluid, it was necessary to weight the fluid up to 21.3 lbm/gal, adding...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the IADC/SPE Drilling Conference and Exhibition, March 6–8, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-189577-MS
... nanocellulose grades are becoming available. However, the use of nanocelluloses as a functional additive for drilling fluids remains fertile ground for exploration ( Kusanagi et al. 2015 ; Rincon-Torres and Hall 2015 ). This study focuses on the combination of CNF with the biopolymers described in Table 1...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the IADC/SPE Drilling Conference and Exhibition, March 6–8, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-189589-MS
... Abstract This paper presents a new model that integrates relevant aspects of geomechanics and drilling fluids to provide practical solutions for wellbore strengthening. This integrated approach accounts for the influence of stress state, rock properties, wellbore design parameters, and the...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the IADC/SPE Drilling Conference and Exhibition, March 6–8, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-189628-MS
... Abstract Mixed metal hydroxide (MMH) drilling fluid technology dates back nearly thirty years ( Burba III et al. 1988 ), but its adoption remains limited by the expertise required to deploy the system and the sensitivity of the system to contaminants. In the Permian Basin (specifically the...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the IADC/SPE Drilling Conference and Exhibition, March 6–8, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-189606-MS
... for deepwater wells where kick tolerance could be as low as 10 bbl or less. In this section, a one-dimensional DFM is proposed to describe the multi-phase flow dynamics for non-aqueous drilling fluids, i.e. SBM or OBM. The current formulation takes the mass transfer between the liquid (drilling...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the IADC/SPE Drilling Conference and Exhibition, March 6–8, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-189682-MS
... compatibility test between the spacer and the drilling fluid or cement slurry is conducted on a rotational viscometer Grace M3600 with R1-B1-F1 configuration at ambient and desired temperature (below 190°F) according to API RP 10B-2. All the fluids are freshly mixed before the test. The mixture is prepared at...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the IADC/SPE Drilling Conference and Exhibition, March 6–8, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-189648-MS
... for the temperature dependence for the mud system that did not fail at the elevated temperatures. Abstract The accurate characterization of drilling fluid rheological properties at the in-situ downhole temperature and pressure is essential for designing the hydraulic program as well as for...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the IADC/SPE Drilling Conference and Exhibition, March 6–8, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-189677-MS
... deployment of a drilling system comprised of drill bits, positive displacement motors and drilling fluids capable of drilling at operating temperatures up to 300°C. It also describes the development and testing of a 300°C capable measurement-while-drilling platform. The development of 300°C technologies for...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE/IADC Drilling Conference and Exhibition, March 14–16, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-184633-MS
... the crossing of several faults along the open hole. drilling fluids and materials drilling fluid management & disposal well control bottom hole pressure Upstream Oil & Gas flow rate operation mud weight formation pressure managed pressure drilling MPD system rollover drilling...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE/IADC Drilling Conference and Exhibition, March 14–16, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-184693-MS
... automatically and does not require any human intervention. The analysis of the results may thereafter be used by the drilling team to focus on the most essential challenges ahead of the drilling operation during the "drill the well simulation" session. Modeling & Simulation drilling fluid rotational...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE/IADC Drilling Conference and Exhibition, March 14–16, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-184683-MS
... Figure 1 presents a schematic of the drilling fluid flow. It differs from conventional drilling by utilizing a dual drill string. The dual drillstring allows drilling mud to be pumped down the annulus inside the drillpipe, with the return flow up the concentric inner pipe. The system can be...

Product(s) added to cart

Close Modal