Field Test of StingBlade Bit Confirms 23% Higher Build Rates, Reduced Torque in Interbedded Curve | SLB
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Location
United States, North America
Details

Texas, USA

Environment
Land

Lithology
Interbedded limestone/sandstone/shale

Unconfined compressive strength (UCS)
15,000 psi [103.4 MPa]

Background
The StingBlade conical diamond element bit was tested for build rate and toolface control against a conventional PDC bit in an interbedded curve application.
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Field Test of StingBlade Bit Confirms 23% Higher Build Rates, Reduced Torque in Interbedded Curve

Conical diamond element bit increased build rates while maintaining better toolface control, Texas

Field testing confirmed that the StingBlade bit drilled at a 23% higher build rate than the PDC bit.
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