Volgaburmash, JSC has successfully completed testing of 215.9 FD368SM A59-07 bit with a new PDC cutter type
As previously advised (please see the news dated 08.02.2012), the trial was performed in the Urievskoye field by Eurasia Drilling Company Limited. The drilling interval was 480 – 3194 meters, the bit drilled with a bottom-hole motor. The accumulated performance per bit for 8 trips amounted to 8,330 meters with a bit survived, drilling time was 292.7 hours, ROP – 28.5 m/hour. 215.9 FD368SM A59-07 bit design incorporated a new type of PDC cutter that shows increased abrasion resistance. This improvement resulted in significantly greater performance.
Volgaburmash and Uralburmash are Russia’s largest companies producing rock-cutting tools