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Stabil Drill, a Superior Energy Services company, has introduced the Stabil Drill Ghost Reamer for...

Stabil Drill’s Ghost Reamer tool for shale drilling eliminates wiper trips

Ghost Reamer has been used in more than 100 shale applications. The eight-bladed PDC reamer eliminates wiper trips to save time and money.

Stabil Drill, a Superior Energy Servicescompany, has introduced the Stabil Drill Ghost Reamer for horizontal shale drilling.

Ghost Reamer, an eight-bladed polycrystalline diamond compact (PDC) reamer, allows the wellbore to be cleaned and cleared on rigs with a top drive by back reaming and on rigs without a top drive by pulling out to the top of the curve and then rotating forward until reaching total depth, which eliminates wiper trips – saving time and money.

“Customers were coming to us with issues of getting out of the hole when drilling with a motor in horizontal shale wells,” Donnie Williams, tool developer for Stabil Drill, said. “Our years of field and developmental experience allowed us to develop a solution for doglegs, ledges and cutting beds.”

Within the last few months, the Ghost Reamer has been used in more than 100 shale applications.

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