Drilling equipment and technique. Photo courtesy of Liebherr

Drilling Tools Most Used and Techniques to Exploit Formation Conditions

Well drilling, the second step in the downhole process, begins when the superficial casing is put in place and ends when the well is set to begin the hydrocarbon production. It is commonly the process of greatest investment; for this reason, it is the main gauge when studying new projects….

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Raul Palencia is an engineer and researcher with more than 10 years of experience as a geologist. He graduated from the prestigious University of Andes (ULA), later he received a master’s degree in reservoir engineering at the Venezuela Hydrocarbons University. During his career development, he worked for oil companies in positions such as: field geologist, reservoir engineer and reservoir simulation. He has worked in Argentina, Ecuador, Mexico and Venezuela. He currently resides in Texas. 

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