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Master the principles and practices of modern drilling mechanics
This hands-on guide presents a modern approach to drilling technology with a focus on horizontal drilling of shale plays and offshore wells. The book lays out the fundamentals of drilling engineering and clearly explains all of the latest technological advances in along with cost efficiency and guidelines for successful implementation.
Written by four seasoned educators, Drilling Mechanics: Applications and New Technologies covers key topics such as geo-mechanics for drilling applications, well construction fundamentals, wellbore hydraulics, and drilling optimization. You will enhance your knowledge and understanding of drilling operations, improve your designs, and plan for better wells.
Based on research conducted at the University of Tulsa Drilling Research Projects (TUDRP)
Includes practice problems and calculations to aid in comprehension and reinforce practical applications
Written by a team of industry-recognized experts and experienced academics
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