First HT30 Max core barrel system run saved 1.5 days rig time and delivered excellent core quality
Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), was approached by an international oil company (IOC) operating in Qatar to improve offshore coring service efficiency. The goal was to reduce the number of required core runs without compromising quality.
To meet the IOC’s needs, BHGE recommended the HT30™ Max core barrel system. The system is optimized for coring in 8½ in. holes, allowing longer core barrels to be run while minimizing the number of required trips.
The HT30 Max can be combined with the JamBuster™ core jam mitigation system while delivering a 4 in. core. Using the JamBuster increases the chance of long core barrel runs. The Talon™ Core coring bit was also used for increased bit stability and improved cutting efficiency.
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