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Should a person be a consultant before being a directional driller
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I have a lot of respect for our drilling consultants But I think in this day and time they should have practical directional experience.  What do y'all thinkContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott Nov 15, 2012.

 

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Scott replied to Chris Darden's discussion Should a person be a consultant before being a directional driller
"I was never a dd but smart enough to sort through dd bullcrap. I have worked with excellent dd's and poor wanna be mwd/dd's.. I would recommend to anyone from Rough neck to engineer if your directional light in your head isn't on, get…"
Nov 15, 2012
JW Hendry II replied to Chris Darden's discussion Should a person be a consultant before being a directional driller
"As a directional i have seen company men tell me how to drilll a directional a well. They have never been a directional driller and dont know jack crap about how it works. There is no now in directional. You are always projecting ahead. So yes they…"
Aug 28, 2012
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Lucien Cline replied to Chris Darden's discussion Should a person be a consultant before being a directional driller
"Not necessary...the directional team is responsible for steering and consultant should give them that right.  Through driller and directional team theres always communication as there should be from dd to consultant.  Company man can…"
Mar 21, 2012
Van Clay Dietrich replied to Chris Darden's discussion Should a person be a consultant before being a directional driller
"Yes!!!! I'm a consultant that has work my way up from lead tongs to pushing. Then directional drilled I have seen so many mistakes made by consultants without dd experience "
Mar 18, 2012
Brad Davidson replied to Chris Darden's discussion Should a person be a consultant before being a directional driller
"I have been in the drilling industry for 20+yrs...have sat in both the pushers chair and the consultants chair. I have never been in the DD chair. I (personally) see no need to. Sure over the years,you pick up what is going on thru drilling or…"
Jan 29, 2012
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Should a person be a consultant before being a directional driller

I have a lot of respect for our drilling consultants But I think in this day and time they should have practical directional experience.  What do y'all thinkSee More
Jan 29, 2012
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Jan 29, 2012
Chris Darden commented on Rachain Jetjongjit's blog post Directional Drilling Calculations
"Just want to let you know that you have BRN wrong. It is 1.53°/100' . 53.13° @ end of build is correct to give you the TVD and displacement, therefore. 53.13 sine divided by 3000' TVD=.000266666 Multiply that by RC which is 5729.6;…"
Jan 28, 2012
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At 6:52am on January 29, 2012, Chris Darden said…
"It rains on the just and the unjust just alike"
 
 
 
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