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Spend it to save it

Having spent many hours talking to various customers I noticed an alarming trend, perhaps caused by the prolonged downturn in the industry. I would call this trend as “not seeing the value behind the cost”. Other service or equipment providers will probably share my...

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Bolts

I am surprised by the reaction of some drilling engineers to bolts when presenting the functional benefits of the Switchblade drillstring stabilization system. The technical benefits are readily accepted, the only adverse remark is It’s got bolts. Yes it’s got bolts,...

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Case study

FIXEDBLADE Stabilizers enhance tripping performance for operator in The Gulf Region A three well trial case, saving 70 hours of rig time by reducing or totally eliminating the need for backreaming. CHALLENGES Reduce or eliminate backreaming when pulling out of hole;...

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A different kind of stabilizer

This month the ED Projects Switchblade stabilizer was highlighted in the online edition of Offshore Engineer. ERD wells push distance boundaries Scott Weeden looks at new developments in extended reach drilling, which include managing vibrations, thereby allowing the...

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ED Projects at ADIPEC

This year ED Projects is attending the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference ( ADIPEC ). Come and see our latest design innovative Switchblade and Nearbit stabilizers live on stand and meet our staff! See you at ADIPEC stand 8550 hall 8...

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Thus, The Lowly Stabiliser

An IADD paper written by Fred Dupriest identifies why BHA whirl, the most destructive downhole force, can be reduced by stabiliser positioning and design, which in turn decreases vibration related tool...

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