PowerDrive Orbit RSS Drills Record 4,769-ft Lateral in 24 Hours | Schlumberger
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Location
Midland Basin, United States, North America, Onshore
Details

Lithology
Shale
 
Well type
Horizontal
 
Hole size
8 1/2 in

Background

An operator needed to cut drilling time and increase run lengths in the Wolfcamp Shale. Schlumberger deployed PowerDrive Orbit RSS with the TorqForce ruggedized steerable motor for enhanced speed, trajectory control, and reliability in this unconventional formation.

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PowerDrive Orbit RSS Drills Record 4,769-ft Lateral in 24 Hours

Wolfcamp operator achieves 300 ft/h ROP in 8 1/2-in section

 
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The innovative BHA maintained planned well trajectory while achieving an ROP of more than 300 ft/h [91 m/h]. The operator drilled 4,769 ft [1,454 m] in one day—beating all previous daily footage records for the operator in the county.
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