PowerDrive Orbit RSS Contributes to 23 Days and 1 Million USD of Savings in the Middle East | SLB
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Location
Saudi Arabia, Asia
Details
Application
Deep gas
 
Hole sizes
Two 57/8 in
 
ROP
46.9 ft/h
 
Longest depth
10,470 ft in single run
 
Longest drilling time
255.5 h
Background
An operator was experiencing high nonproductive time and extra bit trips due to downhole equipment reliability at given conditions and needed an alternative system that could improve ROP and sustain high levels of stick and slip while drilling  in the world’s largest oil field.
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PowerDrive Orbit RSS Contributes to 23 Days and 1 Million USD of Savings in the Middle East

Enhanced RSS helps drill an openhole sidetrack and a field's first dual lateral in a single run

 
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With a newly developed pad actuation system that enhances trajectory control, the new push-the-bit RSS drilled two 5⅞-in laterals and an openhole sidetrack 10,470 ft in a single run, saving 23 days of drilling time over previously used systems.
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