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Case Studies

High Angle Big Hole Case Study

CHALLENGE Drilling and setting casing in two big hole sections at an inclination of 55° in an ultra-deepwater “S” well with poor hole cleaning parameters …

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Shallow Gas Reservoir Case Study

K&M Technical Engineering Services Proved Feasibility Of Drilling A Relief Well That Would Re-Write The Record For The Shallowest Horizontal Well Drilled In Deep Water, …

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ROPS Wellbore Instability Case Study

K&M Remote Operations Services (ROPS) identified the onset of wellbore instability by comparing streaming real-time data to Torque & Drag models tailored for the extended …

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Physics-Based Drilling Analysis Case Study

K&M Remote Operations Services (ROPS) successfully identified drilling inefficienciesusing accurate MSE calculations tailored for the extended reach drilling environment. Optimized drilling parameters were established and …

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Eliminating Catastrophic Incidents In Extreme Reach Wells Case Study

K&M Technical Engineering Services and Wellsite Support Services helped a Client toeliminate stuck pipe and hole condition incidents drilling Extreme Reach wells. Challenge Drill shallow …

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Shale Gas Case Study

Challenge Poor drilling performance from slow ROP, Stuckpipe, wellbore instability and lost return. Solution Offset well review and project audit Training based on audit finding …

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Hole Cleaning

CHALLENGE Due to logistics challenges, NAF was used for drilling the low-angle 26° section. Over the course of years, this resulted in pack-offs which in …

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Identify Gaps, Improve Practices/ Eliminate Train-Wrecks

CHALLENGE In high angle wells, the hole cleaning mechanisms, the application of the proper drilling and tripping practices, and the overall wellbore monitoring process is …

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K&M Hybrid On-Site/Remote Operation Provides Cost-Effective 24-Hour Surveillance Minimizing Personnel On Rig Site While Providing A Full Suite Of Engineering Services.

ABSTRACT K&M’s Hybrid Operations Services (HOPS) utilizes an On-Site Advisor and a Remote Advisor to provide real-time Torque, Drag and Hydraulics modeling using proprietary software. …

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WellDefined IFR2 Services Save Rig Trip

CHALLENGE Surveys failed acceptance criteria, bringing into question the well positioning and the MWD tool reliability. The client had little appetite for the higher risks …

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