First Trial of a 8 ½” FD266M-A369 Drill Bit Is Carried Out


Volgaburmash, JSC’s designers together with its Service Department developed a new drill bit design for drilling medium hard formations distinguished by a specific bit profile and a specific cutter layout with blades reinforced by an additional row of cutters.

The first trial has been carried out in Utevskoye field of Samaraneftegas, JSC by Udmurtneftegas-Burenie, LLC. The bit drilled in the interval of 1698-1910 meters. The average ROP of a 215,9 FD266M-A369 bit was more than twice higher than that of roller cone bits in similar applications.

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