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LWD Versus MAD Pass Formation Sampling in ERD Wells

In the oil and gas industry, the complex design and engineering of Extended Reach Drilling (ERD) wells, which may have horizontal sections spanning more than 20,000 feet, introduce significant challenges to meeting specific drilling and geological well objectives. Drilling to ensure that all reservoir objectives are met requires the deployment…

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Geomarket Resource Manager

Adedayo Iroko is an engineer and expert in drilling engineering management for the global oil and gas industry. As a Geomarket Resource Manager in Drilling & Measurements for one of the world’s largest oilfield services companies, he specializes in leading state-of-the-art ERD, MWD, and LWD operations. Mr. Iroko also brings his 15 years of oilfield experience to training drilling engineers in new technologies and processes.

3 Ways Technology is Going to Shape the Oil and Gas Industry Free to Download Today

Oil and gas operations are commonly found in remote locations far from company headquarters. Now, it's possible to monitor pump operations, collate and analyze seismic data, and track employees around the world from almost anywhere. Whether employees are in the office or in the field, the internet and related applications enable a greater multidirectional flow of information – and control – than ever before.

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