Weatherford International Ltd.

2000 St. James Place
Houston, TX
US, 77056

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Newly developed LWD service withstands ultra-high temperatures

Newly developed LWD service withstands ultra-high temperatures

Weatherford International plc has announced the development of the HeatWave Extreme service for commercial use by Chevron Thailand. The HeatWave Extreme service includes an enhanced logging-while-drilling (LWD) tool string capable of withstanding temperatures of up to 410˚F (210˚C). The high temperature rating enables drillers to log to total depth (TD) in conditions that exceed the current barriers of 347˚F (175˚C) and avoids the need to pull out of the hole, drill blindly or land the well above the planned TD.

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Weatherford Implements Ikon Science Rokdoc RT Software for Its Global Real-Time Pore Pressure Monitoring While Drilling Service

Weatherford International plc. has licensed the Ikon Science RokDoc RT software system to support its global rig-based real-time Pore Pressure Specialists team. The RokDoc RT system provides critical modelling tools that allow the Pore Pressure Specialists to recalibrate the well plan to the actual formation characteristics and boundaries that have been encountered during Pore Pressure while Drilling (PPwD).

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