MPD is a very powerful tool that is gaining momentum for deepwater offshore wells construction. A dynamic positioning rig adapted to MPD operations can apply different techniques that better suit to each well scenario. Currently Petrobras has over 20 MPD deepwater offshore wells drilled, having applied different techniques to achieve success: from "basic" SBP to MCD variants. This paper discusses the various MPD techniques that can be utilized from a dynamic position rig during deepwater well construction.

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