FIELD TESTING OF NEYRFOR TURBODRILL WITH DIAMOND BIT
Sergey L. Simonyants – Dr.Tech.Sci., professor, the Gubkin University of Oil and Gas, email@example.com
Sergey P.Zolotukhin – greenfield project manager, drilling department, OJSC Orenburgneft, SPZolotukhin@tnk-bp.com
Vladimir V.Yakovlev – graduating student, the Gubkin State University of Oil and Gas, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ivan V.Mnatsakanov – post-graduate student, OJSC NPO Burovaya Tekhnika,
Key words: turbodrill, diamond bit, impregnated bit, diamond bit/turbine drilling.
The author analyses the results of field tests of a turbodrill manufactured by the US company Neyrfor, equipped with a Smith diamond bit, which were conducted whilst drilling in the Garshinskoye field, Orenburg region. There is an illustration of benefits provided by diamond bit/turbine drilling, such as high speed drilling, as compared to rotary drilling.