Abdel-Alim Hashem King Saud University Riyadh, Saudi Arabia A simple personal computer (PC) program written in Basic can quickly calculate the trajectory of a modified S-type deviated well. The program calculates the build-up angle, the measured depth, the true vertical depth of each interval, the total measured depth of the well, the end of build, and the drop-off point. The input data are the final hold true vertical depth, the final hold horizontal displacement, the build-up rate, the drop-off rate, and the final hold angle. The program can be run on any IBM-compatible computer with MS-DOS version 5 or higher and QBasic or any other Basic...

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