1-20 of 34019 Search Results for

Drilling fluid challenges

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 IADC/SPE Asia Pacific Drilling Technology Conference, August 25–27, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-170514-MS
... and formulation drilling fluid formulation Upstream Oil & Gas meeting drilling fluid challenge down-hole condition stability society of petroleum engineers thailand ultra-high temperature exploration well emulsifier international association of drilling contractors exploration well static aging...
Journal Articles
SPE Drill & Compl 22 (02): 81–89.
Paper Number: SPE-99009-PA
Published: 01 June 2007
... of verification and validation testing on invert-emulsion drilling fluids. Introduction Developing deep-shelf gas requires overcoming some formidable drilling and drilling-fluid challenges. Rigs capable of drilling to these depths are larger, more robust, and more expensive than ordinary rigs. Penetration rates...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the IADC/SPE Asia Pacific Drilling Technology Conference and Exhibition, November 13–15, 2006
Paper Number: SPE-103731-MS
... drilling fluid challenges, recent innovations in fluid viscosity measurements under HP/HT conditions, drilling fluid designs stable to extreme HP/HT conditions, and other considerations in HP/HT drilling. Introduction Worldwide demand for energy continues to increase and is projected to average 2.0...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the IADC/SPE Drilling Conference, February 21–23, 2006
Paper Number: SPE-99009-MS
... results of the verification and validation testing on invert-emulsion drilling fluids. Introduction Developing deep shelf gas requires overcoming some formidable drilling, as well as drilling fluid challenges. Rigs capable of drilling to these depths are larger, more robust and more expensive...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the European Petroleum Conference, November 16–18, 1992
Paper Number: SPE-25044-MS
.... This includes the drilling fluids processing and storage areas. However opportunities to structurally modify these areas are limited. The structural limitations have helped stimulate the challenge of combining effective drilling fluids with the PPCoN commitments of improving environmental standards...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the International Petroleum Technology Conference, March 26–28, 2013
Paper Number: IPTC-16409-MS
... Abstract Drilling the Gotnia formation in Kuwait has long been a drilling fluids challenge due to its sharp contrast in lithology of salt/anhydrite interfaces. Presence of this salt layer below 13,000 ft. with a thickness of 700–1,200 ft. in deep wells makes this formation more plastic...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the International Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition in China, June 8–10, 2010
Paper Number: SPE-131533-MS
.../HT/HS drilling fluid challenges, the ultra high-density water-based drilling fluid designs, the key laboratory studies about the fluid's properties, and other considerations in HP/HT drilling. Up to now, about 23 ultra-deep wells (>6000m) and 3 ultra-deep wells (>7000m) have been completed...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE Latin America and Caribbean Petroleum Engineering Conference, May 17–19, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-185492-MS
... This regulatory agency also requests operators present a monitoring plan for fluids and cuttings to help control the overboard discharge of barite, base oils, drilling fluids, and cuttings. Oil and gas production in Argentina is predominantly onshore, although some offshore activity occurs...
Journal Articles
J Pet Technol 62 (11): 64–66.
Paper Number: SPE-1110-0064-JPT
Published: 01 November 2010
...Karen Bybee This article, written by Assistant Technology Editor Karen Bybee, contains highlights of paper SPE 128712, ’Utilizing an Engineered Particle Drilling Fluid To Overcome Coal Drilling Challenges,’ by Sabine Zeilinger, SPE, and Fred Dupriest, SPE, ExxonMobil Development Company; Ryan...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the IADC/SPE Drilling Conference and Exhibition, February 2–4, 2010
Paper Number: SPE-128712-MS
... on the experience in coal drilling and strategies to avoid or overcome these challenges. The practices used to drill coals vary, and many appear to be contradictory. One design decision that is often debated is whether it is generally more effective to increase or decrease the fluid density. Various authors have...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE/IADC Indian Drilling Technology Conference and Exhibition, October 16–18, 2006
Paper Number: SPE-104476-MS
... conventional systems limiting the role of fluid services to the basic functions of enabling the normal drilling process. Over the years when farther parts of reservoir were explored at higher angles, the crucial role of the inhibition, bore hole stress management were exposed. The ultimate challenge was posed...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference, November 9–12, 2020
Paper Number: SPE-203005-MS
... Abstract This paper presents a comprehensive laboratory and field study discussing development, formulation, and application of a new flat rheology drilling fluid system that meets the challenges faced when drilling in an ultradeepwater well environment. The use of this new flat rheology...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE Latin-American and Caribbean Health, Safety, Environment and Social Responsibility Conference, June 26–27, 2013
Paper Number: SPE-165613-MS
... geological profiles (Costa de Melo, 2008). The equipment used for offshore cuttings treatment is primarily aimed at treatment for solids control in order to remove unwanted solids from the drilling fluid to gain the maximum practical recovery of drilling fluid for re-use. Disposal options for the waste...
Journal Articles
J Pet Technol 58 (11): 57–59.
Paper Number: SPE-1106-0057-JPT
Published: 01 November 2006
...Karen Bybee This article, written by Assistant Technology Editor Karen Bybee, contains highlights of paper SPE 98347, "Formate-Based Reservoir-Drilling Fluid Resolves High-Temperature Challenges in the Natuna Sea," by R.J. Bradshaw, SPE, R.M. Hodge, SPE, and N.O. Wolf, SPE, ConocoPhillips Co...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPE International Symposium and Exhibition on Formation Damage Control, February 15–17, 2006
Paper Number: SPE-98347-MS
..., Richardson, TX 75083-3836, U.S.A., fax 01-972-952-9435. Abstract Selecting the components of fluids for reservoir drilling and completion can require extensive laboratory work to determine the most compatible fluid. Well temperatures in excess of 300°F (150°C) create additional challenges, as the additives...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the Offshore Mediterranean Conference and Exhibition, March 16–18, 2005
Paper Number: OMC-2005-033
... in deepwater reservoirs. Such analysis is based in the use of computational tools developed in house, including transient cuttings transport analysis and gravel pack placement simulation. Fluid issues include the efforts required to minimize interaction between the drilling or completion fluid...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, August 16–19, 2021
Paper Number: OTC-31179-MS
... such as logistics, narrow drilling window, shallow hazards, gas hydrates, HPHT conditions and low temperature rheology; together with practical solutions for each of them. As some of these challenges cannot be met by only fluids itself, technologies such as managed pressure drilling (MPD), dual-gradient drilling...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, August 16–19, 2021
Paper Number: OTC-31179-MS
... such as logistics, narrow drilling window, shallow hazards, gas hydrates, HPHT conditions and low temperature rheology; together with practical solutions for each of them. As some of these challenges cannot be met by only fluids itself, technologies such as managed pressure drilling (MPD), dual-gradient drilling...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the SPWLA Asia-Pacific Regional Conference, March 1–4, 2020
Paper Number: SPWLA-APRC20-10
... of downhole fluid identification via wireline conveyed had been challenged through the application of the in-situ sampling while drilling tool. This paper will highlight what are the pain points in conventional wireline conveyed fluid identification, few case studies on the new technology application...
Proceedings Papers

Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference Asia, November 2–August 19, 2020
Paper Number: OTC-30368-MS
... Abstract The paper presents a case study of an Operator who successfully drilled two challenging wells through optimization of the drilling fluids. Well A was a HPHT well drilled with mud weight up to 18.6 ppg with overbalanced pressure as high as 6,800 psi – the highest overbalanced pressure...

Product(s) added to cart

Close Modal