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G.P.O. Guideline for Optimal Stabiliser Performance

G.P.O. Guideline for Optimal Stabiliser Performance

A guideline to create a wider understanding of the many variables involved in the selection and optimisation of stabilisers in the BHA. G.P.O. Guideline: for Optimal Stabiliser Performance. The job description of a drill string stabiliser is multi-functional, its main...

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A more personal interview – Hey Tom! Episode 6

A more personal interview – Hey Tom! Episode 6

A more personal interview talking about where ED-Projects mission came from and where we are going. Staying positive in the downturn is a challenge, however, we have been here before. In 1986 & 1998 oil prices got to $14 and $12 a barrel respectively,...

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The Importance of Adequate Stabilization Behind a RSS

The Importance of Adequate Stabilization Behind a RSS

Hey Tom! Episode 5 - in this episode we are talking about the importance of adequate stabilization points behind a rotary steerable system. This topic came to existence after numerous runs in the Middle-East and Europe, where did see a significant...

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A new partnership with Independent Oil Tools

A new partnership with Independent Oil Tools

New Partnership in Kurdistan We are delighted to announce that we have recently teamed up with Independent Oil Tools (IOT) in the region of Kurdistan. IOT will represent and supply our innovative range of stabilizers and reamers in Iraq and will help us...

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Hey Tom! Episode 4

Hey Tom! Episode 4

Hey Tom! Episode 4 - in this episode Tom is talking about how performance means different things to different people. For the driller, it means drilling more meters than his back-to-back. For the bit provider, it means getting more ROP than his...

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Job opportunity: Technical Sales Engineer

Job opportunity: Technical Sales Engineer

Company info: As per immediate, European Drilling Projects is looking for a Technical Sales Engineer to support our global operations. The position will entail some time at our base in Heerhugowaard, The Netherlands, and mainly traveling abroad between the...

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ADIPEC 2018 – LK Reamer

ADIPEC 2018 – LK Reamer

It is that time of the year again and we are planning our trip to ADIPEC; we are looking forward to seeing you, please come by our stand and say hello. This year, in addition to our Switchblade and Fixedblade Stabilizers, we are exhibiting our recently...

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1/4″ Under gauge!

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 2 | ED-Projects

Hey Tom! episode 2 | ED-Projects

The second episode in our Hey Tom! series. This time: converting the stabilizer into a reamer. Please find out more information here: https://ed-projects.com/reamerblade/

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Hey Tom! Episode 1.

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!

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!

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)

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 OGWA exhibition Oman. With the new Reamerblade.

ED-Projects at OGWA exhibition Oman. With the new Reamerblade.

Always moving forward That's what came to mind when describing the process of developing the new Reamerblade. This tool is designed to minimize borehole tortuosity by elongating micro doglegs and borehole spiral patterns. The Reamerblades are interchangeable with the...

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ED Projects at ADIPEC

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 8550

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IADC 2017 Presentation

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

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

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...

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Bolts

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....

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Case study

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

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

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

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 failures.

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