"REPORTER of the Association of Drilling Contractors" №1, 2016

TECHNOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES OF THE DESIGN OF LOW-ANGLE AND HORIZONTAL PRODUCTION WELLS

Podgornov V.М., Dr.Tech.Sci., professor of the oil and gas well drilling department of the Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas, e-mail: vpodgornov@bk.ru



Key words: low-angle and horizontal wells, bottomhole area treatment, bottomhole formation stress, bottomhole assembly, bottomhole profile, selection of filtres.

Specifics of the drilling and operation of low-angle and horizontal well bottomholes are such that a variety of field conditions and limitations need to be taken into account. Systematization of decision making stages allows to optimize the design process and to design a bottomhole which best suits the field conditions and operation requirements.






 

 

 

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