Volgaburmash, JSC’ Successful Matrix Bit Trial


Volgaburmash, JSC has successfully tested matrix bit 215,9 FD-266MН-AM369 in Yakutia, in Severo-Talakanskoe field of Surgutneftegas, JSC. The bit was run for drilling a directional well with downhole screw motor in 438-1356 m section. The total headway per bit made 921 m with average ROP of 21,4 m/h, which is comparable to similar bit performance of international manufacturers.

Development of 215,9 FD-266MН-AM369 bit design required advanced computer technologies that allow balancing impact load while drilling. As a result, vibration was substantially reduced and bit life increased. The bit is equipped with premium class improved wear-resistant cutters.

This bit will be further tested. In the near future, Volgaburmash, JSC will conduct regular testing of new matrix bit designs and standard sizes.

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