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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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Any Flushby or Pressure Truck Operators out there?

New to the site. I recently started work at an oilfield services company in Canada, where I will be running flushby's, rod rigs, and pressu…

Started by Lee Roberts

0 10 hours ago

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

3 Apr 9
Reply by Kim Bufton

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

2 Apr 9
Reply by Kim Bufton

Identify drilling parts from Radius Service

I had a customer leave some parts in my shop, and he does not want me to ship them back, so I would like to sell them, but I have to identi…

Started by David Jewell

0 Apr 2

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

1 Mar 4
Reply by AJ King

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****

3 Mar 3
Reply by Jim Martin

Question: How Rig sensors work

Hello, I need some details about how rig sensors work. How hook load is measured How Block Position is measured How Bit Depth is measured…

Started by Ismael

1 Feb 11
Reply by Jared Case

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 Negi

4 Feb 11
Reply by Jared Case

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

2 Jan 31
Reply by Darwin Veillon

How to seal the borehole where the lots of water coming out continously?

Hello guys? I am Ireedui and need your advice to find out a thing to stop the water coming out of the borehole and we used the muds to stop…

Started by Erdenedrilling Mongolia

6 Jan 30
Reply by Terry Eastwood

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