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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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How often should drill pipe be inspected?

I´ve been reading about tubular inspections, but I don´t find anything about the frecuency of tubular inspection.

Started by Gabriel Gareca

4 Feb 4
Reply by Malcolm Greig

What's important on a resume?

 I know  that getting my foot in the industry will be a tough, beat-me-to-hell-and-back experience. So I'm paying out of pocket to dress up…

Started by Brandon Flowers

1 Jan 3
Reply by Jrafi

Day Rate In Libya

Anyone have an idea as to what the day rate is for a drilling superintendent in Libya ?

Started by Darwin Veillon

3 Dec 21, 2014
Reply by Norbert Koffi Glokpo

K Rev

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

Started by Oluwaseun Oke

4 Dec 21, 2014
Reply by Norbert Koffi Glokpo

NC, IF & REG difference

Can anyone differentiate b/w these thread connections. I am really confused. specially interchanging b/w NC & IF. Thanks

Started by farah jamali

2 Nov 11, 2014
Reply by Genius Khan

Drilling Rig Wages In North Dakota

Hi all, I was doing a hourly wage survey for my Boss, to see if we are competetive with our wages for our roughnecks. We pay $38-Driller, $…

Started by Terri Crosby

19 Nov 11, 2014
Reply by Genius Khan

Directional BHA and Maximum Weight on Bit in Directional Well

Hello Guys, I would like to know what is the exact calculation for maximum weight on bit we can give for particular well bore size?(directi…

Started by Hiren Patel

4 Nov 11, 2014
Reply by Genius Khan


Hi Friends How can one obtain Shut in drill pipe press while using safety valve inside string(flapper in bit sub)?

Started by mohsen

2 Nov 5, 2014
Reply by mohsen

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 Sep 30, 2014
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 Sep 27, 2014


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