January 2023

Not a kick: Controlling ballooning effect with MPD during directional drilling

Approximately 40% of NPT is caused by unplanned issues related to wellbore pressure. Operators can solve many of these problems by applying an MPD-optimized rotary steerable BHA to lower costs and increase safety.
Hector Vizcarra / Weatherford Alex Ngan / Weatherford Edgar Alberto Garcia Gil / Weatherford

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