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11 Extended Reach Drilling

Wednesday, 8 March
Lysefjorden A
Technical Session
Extended reach drilling often encounters unique challenges during the well construction process. In this section, case studies are presented that provide the industry with specific guidance with respect to optimising extended reach well construction and pushing boundaries.
Session Chairperson(s)
Pradeep Ashok - The University of Texas At Austin
Christopher Trzeciak - Neptune Energy
  • 0900-0930 212454
    Rock Mechanics Analysis of Observed Borehole Instabilities in an Ekofisk Field Extended-reach Well
    J.A. Diaz Lopez, University of Stavanger, Norway (currently THREE60 Energy, Norway); E. Omdal, J. Rutherford, ConocoPhillips, Norway; H. Skadsem, University of Stavanger, Norway, NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS
  • 0930-1000 212482
    Successful Field Implementation on an Integrity-focused Digital Monitoring System for Tubular Running in a Challenging Thermal ERD Application
    S.P. Taubner, Volant Products Inc.; M. Bordieanu, Suncor Energy Inc.; D. Dall'Acqua, Noetic Engineering 2008 Inc.
  • 1000-1030 212531
    A Water-base Drilling Fluid for Controlling Deep-reservoir Extreme Conditions in an Abu Dhabi Gas Shale Play
    G. Manescu, SLB; B.L. Veer, TotalEnergies