HPHT Offshore Well - GSPC/Deep Driller 1 - Petroleum Corporation - Indian Ocean

The project at a glance

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Immediate risk: surface return temperature 166°f / 74°c

Even with half the requested water volume, the FX Geo‑Cooler™ exceeded expectations & helped establish a safer work zone.

In spite of being limited to only (1/2) the requested Seawater Volume the FX Geo-Cooler™ performed well above expectations and maintained a safe and productive environment during this project; extending the life of expendables, reducing the costs of drilling mud and keeping personnel safe!

Project Information

Drilling Conditions

  • Location: Indian Ocean - India
  • Well Name: Deep Drill 1
  • Well Type: HPHT Offshore

On Drill Cool Solution

Client Testimonial

“In spite of being limited to only (1/2) the requested Seawater Volume the FX Geo-Cooler™ performed well above expectations and maintain a safe and productive environment during this project; extending the life of expendables, reducing the costs of drilling mud and keeping personnel safe!”

Alan Brumbaugh - Senior Drilling Engineer

The risks for Drill Cool's Case Study in India

Risks

There were risks to Personnel
There were risks to Well Control Equipment
There were risks to Surface Equipment
There were risks to Drilling Fluid Stability

Degrees above 2nd degree burns to skin: 11°F / 6°C

The solutions for Drill Cool's Case Study in India

Solutions

DCS Engineering Services

Thermal Hydraulic Wellbore Modeling

Wellbore Models

Drill Cool offers in-house Wellbore Modeling Expertise, assisting the client to evaluate the total heat load from the drilling system making solutions clear.

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Drill Cool FX GEO‑COOLER™
The results for Drill Cool's Case Study in India

Results

Surface Return Temp. reduced from: 166°F / 74°C to 125°F / 52°C

Total reduction to Surface Return Temp: 41°F / 22°C

Results Summary

The Drill Cool Solution delivered a safe Mud Supply keeping Equipment and Personnel safe from damage and harm.  The cooler mud temperatures also yielded savings in spare parts, drilling fluid, and chemical costs.

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