Sulfide stress cracking-resistant drill pipe addresses H2S challenges

Posted on 16 October 2013

 

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NOV Grant Prideco is working to improve the metallurgy of its drill pipe technologies to address H2S hazards. Michael Jellison, senior vice president – engineering for NOV Grant Prideco, spoke last week with Drilling Contractor associate editor Joanne Liou about sulfide stress cracking material and how it could be an enabling technology, particularly in the Middle East, which has some of the world’s most severe H2S environments. Click above to view the video from the 2013 SPE/IADC Middle East Drilling Technology Conference in Dubai.

 

 

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