CONSTRUCTION OF POSITIVE DISPLACEMENT MOTORS – OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN THE LOCAL DRILLING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURING.
Baldenko, Dmitry F. – Dr.Tech.Sci., chief scientific employee, OJSC NPO Burovaya Tekhnika, email@example.com
Korotaev, Yury A. – Dr.Tech.Sci., chief scientific employee, OJSC NPO Burovaya Tekhnika, firstname.lastname@example.org
Key words: positive displacement motor, gerotor mechanism.
The paper describes the background for the construction of the domestic multistart positive displacement motors (PDM), provides details of the R&D works to create and improve PDMs, including the phases of full-scale production of the motors and introduction to the oil and gas industry. Emphasis is put on the role of PDMs in the horizontal drilling and sidetracking. Present day designs of PDM and gerotor mechanisms and their potential future applications are shown. Results of license agreements are provided.