Structural Steering—A Path to Productivity

Structural Steering
Publication: Oilfield Review
Volume: 25
Issue: 1
Publication Date: 03/01/2013

The technologies that enable horizontal drilling continue to improve, changing the way operators plan and drill oil and gas wells. Structural steering, which integrates data from deep-reading resistivity tools and high-resolution imaging LWD devices, is helping operators better understand structurally complex reservoirs and proactively optimize well placement.