Under Pressure

Under Pressure

By Todd Campau
June 2, 2015
Any company can drill a well. How one does that might define the well’s success or failure. You’ve used measurement while drilling principles, techniques and tools before – but have you considered the advantages of pressure while drilling?

The fundamental concept of PWD is to maintain your complete pressure profile while drilling, especially the bottom hole pressure.

As you add sections, the pump turns off which stops fluid circulation. Frequently turning on/off your pump has a direct impact on the wellbore pressure. When the pressure varies up/down instead of being constant, you can encounter drilling problems like borehole instability and loss of circulation.

Tolteq’s TruCourse PWD Pulser measurements improve your operations in many ways. It ensures safer drilling and risk mitigation by monitoring fluid and pressure behaviors. It helps improve well production by allowing drilling with little overbalanced pressure. It reduces NPT (the problem child) in drilling and saves costs.

TruCourse PWD PulserThere’s more – the TruCourse PWD Pulser provides alternatives for drilling where hydrostatic overbalancing threatens the integrity of the wellbore. In other words, it helps you manage a constant formation pressure to prevent the influx of formation fluids into the wellbore. It also allows easier access to reservoirs that had been written off as un-drillable by increasing the rate of penetration and prolonging the life of the drill bit.

Your pumps will go on/off – that’s a fact of drilling. When you need to stay within narrow pressure margins, Tolteq’s TruCourse PWD Pulser gives you the real time information you need to keep your wellbore within that critical pressure profile. Come see Tolteq for your PWD needs.

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