Industry Article: Advanced Geosteering Tools Let Drillers 'Fly on Instruments' to Guide Laterals to Target

Publication: American Oil & Gas Reporter
Publication Date: 09/01/2009

Using next-generation geosteering technologies to precisely guide the drill bit to target is very much like flying on instruments. Logging-while-drilling sensors and real-time telemetry tell the drilling team where the bit is relative to where it needs to be. The tough part is developing confidence in the measurements so timely steering decisions can be made to keep the well bore on track.

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