Geomagnetic Referencing—The Real-Time Compass for Directional Drillers

Publication: Oilfield Review
Volume: 25
Issue: 3
Publication Date: 09/30/2013

In recent years, demand for accurate wellbore placement has driven technology developments that have advanced the science of wellbore guidance. This article examines magnetic surveying methods that improve real-time measurement accuracy and allow drillers to reach their targets efficiently and cost-effectively.