The technique of drilling a wellbore by using casing instead of drill pipe (Casing Drilling-CD) is gaining in relevance within the Oil & Gas sector since its implementation in the last decades. This technique, aside from the evident reduction in drilling time and costs observed whenn applied is convenient to minder the effects of certain while-drilling issues as those arising while drilling unstable formations. The focus of concern in this work will be the geometry-related aspects of Casing Drilling influencing not only the drilling operation itself but its particular well control needs as well; this latter will be explained in detail.

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