- Provides practical techniques to ensure hole cleaning in both vertical and deviated wells- Addresses errors in predictive wellbore hydraulics modelling equations and provides remedies- Learn ways to improve economic efficiencies of drilling oil and gas wells with calculations, guidelines, and case studies
Ch 2: Bit Hydraulics
Ch 3: Effects on Drilling Efficiency and Rate of Penetration
Ch 4: Pressure Drop Calculations
Ch 5: Rheology, Viscosity and Fluid Types
Ch 6: Downhole Properties
Ch 7: Pumps
Mark Ramsey is currently Principal and Owner of Texas Drilling Associates and founded the firm in 1992, covering well planning, estimating, logistics, contracting, rig team training, execution, and completion using state-of-the-art intelligent completions technology. Clients include BP, M-I, Petrobras, Baker, Amoco, Cabot, ExxonMobil, Schlumberger, Transocean, Devon and GPRI (of Texas A&M) and projects have been worldwide, most notable the M-11 well which holds the world record for extended reach well at Wytch Farm. He also authored Schlumberger's drilling portion of their highly utilized online glossary and teaches public drilling schools worldwide. Mr. Ramsey previously worked for ExxonMobil in drilling research, owns 7 patents, and earned a BSME in Engineering from Texas Tech University and is a registered Petroleum Engineer in the state of Texas.