Case study: Longest lateral section drilled in 24hrs on the North Slope using at-balance Coiled Tubing Drilling

21st September 2020                 COILED TUBING DRILLING                          

Author: Toni Miszewski

The two wells under consideration in this case study were injection wells. Extended reach laterals in a sand formation were planned with the primary objective being to support production from other wells in the field.  Extended reach was critical for economic viability of the project with horizontal laterals exceeding beyond any length achieved previously. CTD was seen as the best way to drill the reservoir because of cost advantages as well as the ability to drill at-balance using managed pressure drilling to keep the wellbore at a stable bottom hole pressure. The key objective was . . . 

AnTech Blog

Image: Nabors CTD-3 

     We want to provide a source of useful information to help you in your job and provide general interest. From working in the upstream O&G industry for over 25 years, we wanted to find a platform to informally share our insights and experience in the hope of inspiring more people to actively take part and learn more about a fascinating industry

SEND

Sign up here:

Thank You

To keep up to date, enter your email address here

 . . . from the team at AnTech

1

2

3

4

5

© AnTech. All rights reserved.

Permanent Monitoring
Permanent Monitoring

UK Headquarters

Exeter

United Kingdom

KSA Office

Al-Khobar
Saudi Arabia

SEND

Your Email

Thank You

UAE Office

Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates

 Sign up and keep updated

AnTech Oilfield Services Inc.

Texas
United States of America

SEND

Your Email

Thank You

AnTech Oilfield Services

UAE Office

KSA Office