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Title: Conquering Alaska's arctic drilling problems - 2. Drilling procedures

A discussion is presented of ARCO's solutions to the drilling problems an oil company faces in developing an arctic oil and gas field. Outlined are the following topics: surface casing hole; direcitonal drilling; Fondu cement; intermediate casing; downsqueeze procedure; and, drilling to TD.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5269072
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Pet. Eng. Int.; (United States); Journal Volume: 53:7
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
02 PETROLEUM; 03 NATURAL GAS; ALASKA; NATURAL GAS WELLS; OIL WELLS; WELL DRILLING; DIRECTIONAL DRILLING; WELL CASINGS; DRILLING; FEDERAL REGION X; NORTH AMERICA; USA; WELLS 020300* -- Petroleum-- Drilling & Production; 030300 -- Natural Gas-- Drilling, Production, & Processing