Hydraulic Drilling Jar Frees Drillstring in 45 min, Averting Sidetrack in West Texas | SLB
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Location
United States, North America
Details

West Texas, USA
Cruz De Lorena Field

Lithology
Shale

Hole size
85 1/2 in

Background
A West Texas operator wanted to reduce top drive damage resulting from jarring operations and increase the likelihood of success if the BHA became stuck while drilling the Atoka Shale section.
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Hydraulic Drilling Jar Frees Drillstring in 45 min, Averting Sidetrack in West Texas

Successful jarring operation avoids damage to the top drive

Chart showing: Hydraulic Drilling Jar Frees Drillstring in 45 min, Averting Sidetrack in West Texas
Chart Legend
A modeling from the Runner drillstring analysis program showed the optimal BHA jar placement yielding the peak impact and total impulse forces to overcome the stuck pipe mechanism.
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