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1/4″ Under gauge!

In this video, Tom is explaining the advantages of running stabilizers ¼” under-gauge in comparison to 1/8”. Running stabilizers too close to gauge can cause pinch points coming out of a hole which we know is not cylindrical. Remember: 1/8” only is the...

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Hey Tom! Episode 1.

Here's our first episode of Tom explaining what's the matter with the status quo in stabilizers. Stay tuned for more episodes... Also, let us know what you think in the comments, or if you have any questions regarding stabilizers. We're happy to help and...

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ED-Projects is now on Instagram!

One of the great things with working in our office is that you get to learn a lot. And not just information related to the oil and gas industry. We give a minimum of 1 presentation a month on a random topic which we can choose. We've noticed, however, that we don't...

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Video Switchblade, Fixedblade and Reamerblade!

Here's a video featuring our latest tool, don't forget to turn on the audio. Tomorrow we're having a lunch and learn to launch the Reamerblade. This session will start at 11:00 a.m. in our office in Heerhugowaard (Marconistraat 3). We got drinks and sandwiches so...

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Visiting Houston (11-16 April 2018)

We just came back from visiting the Lone Star State to run our stabilizers, something we consider as another significant milestone for our company. The main problem our tool addresses in Texas is vibration, a problem we see worldwide. A problem, we believe, is partly...

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ED Projects at ADIPEC

Visit us at ADIPEC in Abu Dhabi. Together with Cutting & Wear we are displaying our latest developments and stabilization tools. Come visit us in hall 8 stand number...

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IADC 2017 Presentation

During the 2017 IADC conference in Dubai our Fixedblade stabilizer was highlighted in an official IADC presentation. Saudi Aramco presented the excellent Fixedblade results from trial runs conducted while drilling two dual-lateral wells in KSA region. The presentation...

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Optimising conventional drilling techniques

The drilling industry has never been more challenged than it is currently; consequently, we need to go back to bases and have a closer look at the root cause of many of the drillstring and borehole related problems we are currently confronted with on a daily basis....

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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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