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From the 2012 ATCE exhibit floor: Closed-loop drilling mitigates well control events

Posted on 11 October 2012

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Brian Grayson, Weatherford global manager of emerging technologies for drilling optimization services, speaks with Drilling Contractor editorial coordinator Katherine Scott at the 2012 SPE Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition, 8-10 October in San Antonio, Texas, about how not using closed-loop drilling is like driving with your car lights off, about the principle of mass balance and how an operation is 470 times less likely to experience a blowout by using closed-loop drilling.

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