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Rib-steered motor wins Intervention Technology Award

Posted on 19 June 2009

 The Intervention & Coiled Tubing Association (ICoTA) awarded Baker Hughes INTEQ its 2009 Intervention Technology Award for the rib-steered motor (RSM) for coil tubing directional drilling. It was presented at the SPE/ICoTA Coiled Tubing and Well Intervention Conference Exhibition in Houston in April.

ICoTA presented its 2009 Intervention Technology Award to Baker Hughes INTEQ for its rib-steered motor. From left are Steve Carey, INTEQ product line
manager, slimhole reentry; Freeman Hill, Baker Atlas business development manager; Louisa Dahmani, INTEQ drilling
applications engineer; and Barry Lacoste, INTEQ global team lead-reentry systems.

The RSM combines the borehole construction capabilities of closed-loop rib-steering technology with the drilling performance of INTEQ’s X-treme pre-contoured motors. This combination results in minimized tortuosity in slimhole wellbores, extending the envelope of complex well geometries. The RSM allows for smooth, straight trajectories, eliminating the need for the undulating well paths typically associated with coiled tubing drilling. The resulting wellbores reduce drillstring drag and allow for optimal extended-reach capabilities and 3D steering.

Baker Atlas was a finalist for the award. The Baker Atlas Deployment Risk Management system and perforating flywheel assemblies were recognized for significantly improving wireline deployment in deviated wellbores.

1 Comments For This Post

  1. hamid Says:

    bonjour;
    je suis tres content de Melle Louisa Dahmani ainsi que pour toute l’equipe de ce succés

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