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Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. September 2022, 144(9): 093006.
Paper No: JERT-21-2017
Published Online: March 2, 2022
...Salem Al-Gharbi; Abdulaziz Al-Majed; Abdulazeez Abdulraheem; Zeeshan Tariq; Mohamed Mahmoud The age of easy oil is ending, and the industry started drilling in remote unconventional conditions. To help produce safer, faster, and most effective operations, the utilization of artificial intelligence...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Energy Resour. Technol. December 2021, 143(12): 124501.
Paper No: JERT-21-1215
Published Online: September 24, 2021
...Erik Andreas Løken; Jens Løkkevik; Dan Sui In recent years, drilling digitalization and automation have advanced from being automation of rig floor equipment to an idea that is starting to be applied to entire drilling processes. However it is very costly in terms of field testing and validating...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. June 2022, 144(6): 063201.
Paper No: JERT-21-1462
Published Online: August 24, 2021
...Jialin Tian; Haili Yang; Liming Dai; Yinglin Yang; Haolin Song Internal motion and dynamics mechanism studies of a new composite percussion drilling tool aim at reducing stick-slip phenomenon and improving rock breaking efficiency. In this study, experiments are performed using composite percussion...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. May 2021, 143(5): 053201.
Paper No: JERT-20-1966
Published Online: January 27, 2021
... approximately the same accuracy as does the full Founargiotakis model. It is shown that the use of such a parallel plate model gives reasonably good fit to measured data on laminar flow of oil-based drilling fluids if the viscous data are measured at relevant shear rates for the flow. Laboratory measurements...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Energy Resour. Technol. November 2019, 141(11): 112904.
Paper No: JERT-18-1920
Published Online: May 20, 2019
...Ahmed K. Abbas; Salih Rushdi; Mortadha Alsaba; Mohammed F. Al Dushaishi Predicting the rate of penetration (ROP) is a significant factor in drilling optimization and minimizing expensive drilling costs. However, due to the geological uncertainty and many uncontrolled operational parameters...
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Article Type: Guest Editorial
J. Energy Resour. Technol. December 2011, 133(4): 040301.
Published Online: December 12, 2011
...Alfred W. Eustes, III 23 08 2011 06 09 2011 09 10 2011 12 12 2011 12 12 2011 drilling separation two-phase flow underwater vehicles This special edition of the Journal of Energy Resources Technology is to highlight nine papers that were presented...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Errata
J. Energy Resour. Technol. December 2011, 133(4): 047002.
Published Online: December 2, 2011
...John Shelton; John Rogers Smith; Anuj Gupta 17 11 2011 18 11 2011 02 12 2011 02 12 2011 drilling separation This article was erroneously published in the September issue. It should have been published in the December special issue on R&D in Offshore Petroleum...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. December 2010, 132(4): 043101.
Published Online: January 11, 2011
...Luiz F. P. Franca This paper presents a new model of the drilling response of roller-cone bits. First, a set of relations between the weight-on-bit W , the torque-on-bit T , the rate of penetration V , and the angular velocity Ω is established in the spirit of the model developed...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. March 2009, 131(1): 013103.
Published Online: February 6, 2009
...M. Nasiri; S. N. Ashrafizadeh; A. Ghalambor Ester-based drilling fluids based on aliphatic esters were introduced in 1990. Esters can be synthesized from fatty acids and alcohols. Previous studies indicated that ester hydrolysis in drilling fluids happens only under certain conditions. In order...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. March 2009, 131(1): 013104.
Published Online: February 6, 2009
...Kent Perry Although the microhole coiled tubing drilling rigs have been used extensively in Canada, their application in the U.S. has been very limited. In an effort to introduce this technology to the U.S. operators, GTI, with the support of DOE∕NETL, has completed a successful field testing...
Topics: Drilling, Tubing
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. December 2008, 130(4): 043103.
Published Online: November 24, 2008
...David W. Raymond; M. A. Elsayed; Yarom Polsky; Scott S. Kuszmaul Drilling costs are significantly influenced by bit performance when drilling in offshore formations. Retrieving and replacing damaged downhole tools is an extraordinarily expensive and time-intensive process, easily costing several...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. December 2008, 130(4): 043102.
Published Online: November 6, 2008
...K. David Lyons; Simone Honeygan; Thomas Mroz The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) established the Extreme Drilling Laboratory to engineer effective and efficient drilling technologies viable at depths greater than 20,000 ft. This paper details the challenges...
Topics: Drilling, Rocks
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. December 2008, 130(4): 043101.
Published Online: November 6, 2008
...Kenneth Bhalla, Ph.D.; Lixin Gong, Ph.D.; George K. McKown A state of the art graphical user interface program has been developed to predict and design the bottom-hole assembly (BHA) performance for drilling. The techniques and algorithms developed in the program are based on those developed...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. September 2008, 130(3): 033101.
Published Online: August 11, 2008
... conventional subsea control system so that they can work solely or as a backup of other methods. Most important, the innovative all-electric BOP will provide much faster response than its hydraulic counterpart and will improve safety for subsea drilling. To demonstrate the feasibility of such a device, a proof...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. March 2008, 130(1): 013101.
Published Online: January 25, 2008
... deflection. The mathematical models include (1) differential equations; (2) boundary conditions of drill bit, stabilizer, diameter change, tangent point, and bore hole wall; (3) methods for calculating lateral forces and deflection angles of the bit; and (4) models for determining navigation ability...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. December 2007, 129(4): 281–288.
Published Online: May 7, 2007
...M. A. Elsayed Drill strings are used in oil and gas production as well as geothermal wells. They experience destructive vibrations, many of which are highly dependent on drill string modes. In this paper, we show that the lowest frequency modes are not necessarily the most critical and we delineate...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Energy Resour. Technol. December 2007, 129(4): 360–363.
Published Online: April 25, 2007
...G. Robello Samuel Drilling operations in deep and ultradeep water are increasing around the world. The development of these substantial prospects provides many challenges and requires the integration of knowledge with prudent designs at different stages of the well development. Also, more wells...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. December 2006, 128(4): 268–274.
Published Online: February 19, 2006
...Ahmet S. Yigit; Andreas P. Christoforou Drillstring vibrations and in particular stick-slip and bit-bounce are detrimental to oil-well drilling operations. Controlling these vibrations is essential because they may cause equipment failures and damage to the oil-well. A simple model that adequately...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. September 2005, 127(3): 233–239.
Published Online: April 24, 2005
...Glenn Penny; John T. Pursley; David Holcomb A new microemulsion additive has been developed that is effective in remediating damaged wells and is highly effective in fluid recovery and relative permeability enhancement when applied in drilling and stimulation treatments at dilute concentrations...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. September 2005, 127(3): 257–263.
Published Online: March 22, 2005
... laboratory testing techniques and numerical modeling methods for predicting and controlling drilling-induced formation damage. This paper presents an integrated approach, combining a near-wellbore modeling with laboratory experiments for data acquisition as input for the model, to evaluate the performance...