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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 MirLatest 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 AnnonoLatest Reply

Why Is Stand Pipe Pressure Increasing?

The Stand Pipe Pressure is continuously increasing and is more than the calculated value. Once the tripping is done it falls back for a sma…

Started by Deepchand Singh NegiLatest Reply

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What do you really think about "Safety" and "Safety Personnel"?

I'd rather you speak the truth about this. You can't hurt my feelings - I have thick skin. LOL

Started by Jim Riggs

58 11 hours ago
Reply by Bill Sydor

Hello friends

Hello friends, what is the qualifications for a fresh graduate in Nigeria with no experence to get a petroleum job in USA? Thanks for your…

Started by Aziz Malik

0 on Saturday

Best career path for Bilingual (Spanish) recent graduate

Quick background on me.  I have lived/worked in various parts of latin america for many years and am professionally fluent in Spanish.  I r…

Started by Shane Andersen

0 on Thursday

How do you get in offshore drilling when you are in N. Dakota fracing ?

I am asking this for a few people I know who really want to do offshore drilling work rather than RNM Mechanics Fracture Pumping in a oil f…

Started by Sigrid Kopp

0 Aug 12

K Rev

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

Started by Oluwaseun Oke

2 Jul 22
Reply by Oluwaseun Oke

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

0 Jun 17

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

17 Jun 10
Reply by BJ Dein

Hook load and weight on bit

What is the difference between Hook Load and Weight on Bit

Started by Dalbin T Vempeni

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****

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

1 Apr 25
Reply by Troy Barter

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