NEW METHOD DETERMINES OPTIMUM SURFACE CASING DEPTH

Sheila Baron, Stephen Skarstol Energy Resources Conservation Board Calgary A set of equations, based on kick tolerance theory and the driller's method of well control, helps determine the optimum depth for setting surface casing. Operators can drill wells more safely by understanding the primary purpose for surface casing instead of automatically setting the casing to a depth prescribed by regulations.

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