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Formation Kicks and Wellbore Ballooning in Oil and Gas Wells

Posted in Downhole, Flow, Oil & Gas on Wednesday, July 17th, 2013. No comments yet
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Controlling the oil and gas drilling process is about managing the pressure and fluids from the reservoir with the hydrostatic pressure in the drilling mud. From Wikipedia’s well drilling entry: Managed Pressure Drilling (MPD) is defined by the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) as “an adaptive drilling process used to more precisely control the […]