Exclusive video: NOV Fluid Hammer moves entire BHA axially, increases ROP

Posted on 11 March 2014

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With an expected launch at this year’s OTC, National Oilwell Varco (NOV) gave DC an exclusive introduction to its new Fluid Hammer technology at the 2014 IADC/SPE Drilling Conference last week in Fort Worth, Texas. Scott Powell, Product Line Manager of Fluid Hammer, speaks with DC associate editor Joanne Liou about the performance drilling tool that moves the entire BHA axially 8-10 times per second to drill more efficiently. The tool is compatible with roller cones and PDC bits.

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