• Managed pressure drilling (MPD) is a proven tool for dealing with narrow downhole pressure limits in challenging wells. MPD equipment remains fairly standardized across onshore and offshore operations, but integration of MPD systems with existing drilling control networks is a topic of some debate.

    In the April edition of E&P magazine, Dr. Svein Hovland explores the need for integration of MPD control systems, which address the difficulty of dealing with such complex drilling approaches, with existing rig infrastructure. Svein argues that such integration must happen for the MPD business paradigm to shift in favor of broader implementation.

    Read the full article in E&P Magazine.

    Published Date: 2018-04-17
    Source: National Oilwell Varco