Archives for October 2014

October Bits

October Bits October 6, 2014   Find out what’s going on at Tolteq this month.   Product Updates The following products were updated last month: iPS2 3.20 September 17 This new update includes a fix for an issue that may cause corrupted data when the firmware overwrites older logged measurements. To see the complete list, […]

Factory Drilling and the Quest for Oil Field Automation

Factory Drilling and the Quest for Oil Field Automation Insight by Gabriel Trevino October 6, 2014   Driven by the demand for horizontal and directional wells, the U.S. directional drilling services market (on land) is currently worth 3 billion dollars. Competition is fierce for new business, especially as loyalty runs high between operators and dependable […]

10 Tips for Assembling an MWD Tool String

10 Tips for Assembling an MWD Tool String By Grant Caskey, Product Support Specialist October 6, 2014   We all know that assembling an MWD tool string can be an exercise in frustration, especially if you don’t have a suitably flat surface for your stands (see tip #1). Whether you are new or experienced, the […]

Real Time Shock and Vibration with GUIDE Surface System

Real Time Shock and Vibration with GUIDE Surface System October 6, 2014   White Paper out now   MWD systems can fail for a number of reasons; one common reason is excessive downhole shock and vibration caused by extreme drilling conditions. An MWD tool failure is an expensive and time-consuming endeavor, and is one of the leading […]

GUIDE Surface System: Real-Time Shock and Vibration White Paper

In this white paper, we discuss the importance of real-time shock and vibration data, as well as how to access this critical information with our GUIDE MWD Surface System.