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Advice on client/vendor/supplier relations in the Oil Industry

I currently work for a major holding company in Dallas and am one of their "face" guys with high profile/stake clients/shareholders and ven…

Started by Travis Driskill in GeneralLatest Reply

Question-Building Mud Pressure At BHA With Flow Restrictor Valve

What are the effects of restricting mud flow at the BHA in order to build say 2000psi over annular? Will we blow a bypass valve at the surf…

Started by Mehdi Mir in Oilfield DiscussionsLatest Reply

Calculating Pressures

Hi, Its my first post and a little of a rookie question but I'm sure someone can give me an answer easily.  What does someone mean when the…

Started by Annono in Oilfield DiscussionsLatest Reply

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K Rev

Please, I need the formula for k rev calculation of roller cone type of bit.Thanks

Started by Oluwaseun Oke in Oilfield Discussions

2 Jul 22
Reply by Oluwaseun Oke

Piston stroke and piston diameter

Hi all, I just want to ask if anybody knows the length of stroke and piston diameter of the top hammer hydraulic rock drills, which are RD…

Started by Okan Su in General

0 Jul 21

fairy tale or reliable truth about income of oil jobs

I want to make a sabbatical in 2016 for half a year to travel through US. Therefore I consider to apply for a job in oil business for 1 yea…

Started by Uwe Schwarz in Oilfield Discussions

0 Jun 17

Help with identifing this tool

GIF.gif PNG.png   Good Morning. I was wondering in someone could give some answers about a tool that was in a truck I bought in Texas. The…

Started by Steven in General

1 Jun 17
Reply by Coy Maddox

Ton Miles

Does anyone know the maximum ton miles you can actually run drill line before a slip/cut? I know the calculations, we have spread sheets, a…

Started by Brandon "Rocky" Nichols in Oilfield Discussions

17 Jun 10
Reply by BJ Dein

Advice on client/vendor/supplier relations in the Oil Industry

I currently work for a major holding company in Dallas and am one of their "face" guys with high profile/stake clients/shareholders and ven…

Started by Travis Driskill in General

1 Jun 4
Reply by anthony kakaede

Cathead Spinning Chain

Dear all Using cathead  spinning chain has been banned  in some drilling contractors?  Can be used for making up the joints, e,g attach…

Started by james bortone in General

33 May 22
Reply by Tracy Wilson

Hook load and weight on bit

What is the difference between Hook Load and Weight on Bit

Started by Dalbin T Vempeni in Oilfield Discussions

6 May 5
Reply by Donnie

Looking for advice on floorhand training or job.

Have been applying for on line floor-hand postings for 4 months and only heard back from Patterson.I have no direct experience in oilfield,…

Started by Philip William B**** in Oilfield Discussions

4 Apr 28
Reply by Lyes SS

Fluid Flow Downhole

Hey, I'm trying to get some info on fluid mechanics. Basically, what the flow pattern looks like downhole. Thanks for the help.

Started by Bill Dole in Oilfield Discussions

1 Apr 25
Reply by Troy Barter

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