40% Weight Reduction Achieves Drilling to Greater Depths in Highly Deviated Well Offshore Brunei
Alcoa alloy drill pipe supersedes & outperforms steel in one of the most complex and deviated s-curved wells in BSP’s offshore Brunei development, enabling drilling to much greater depths and distances, where previous steel string attempts failed.
Alcoa Drillstring Saves Spudder Rig $150,000 Per Well
Alcoa's hybrid drillstring provides cost-saving, efficient use of rigs in Utica Shale drilling, extending the reach of Alpha Hunter's rigs from the 6,000 ft limit to beyond 10,000 ft.
Alcoa Hybrid Drillstring Achieves ERD Well Drilling from Small Platform & Workover Rig
Alcoa-stocked hybrid string drills 22% farther than steel with 30% less surface torque on a small production platform and highly deviated offshore well, applying pioneering drilling techniques to increase the ERD operating envelope and reduce field development costs.
About Alcoa Oil & Gas
Advanced materials technology from Alcoa Oil & Gas enables customized, high-performance solutions to many of the oil and gas industry’s most difficult challenges. Proprietary, lightweight, high-strength alloy drill pipe and subsea riser systems, engineered forgings and extrusions, and fabricated products are proven in land and offshore applications worldwide.