IADC UBO/MPD Committee developing operating guidelines for different types of MPD

Posted on 16 April 2014

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One of the most significant initiatives being undertaken by the IADC Underbalanced Operations and Managed Pressure Drilling (UBO/MPD) Committee is to develop operating guidelines for MPD. Guidelines for MPD with a surface BOP stack are under review, and the committee will next address mud cap drilling with a subsea BOP stack, Martin Culen, 2014 Chair of the committee, said. In this exclusive video, Mr Culen, Regional Managing Director & Training Director at Blade Energy Partners, provides an update of committee activities.

Click here to learn more about the IADC UBO/MPD Committee. The next meeting is scheduled for September in Bergen, Norway.

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