Monitoring Casing Wear

Ditch Magnets

The metal worn away from the casing and tooljoint is carried by the mud to the shaker header box where it will be attracted to the ditch magnet. Not all the metal particles will be…

Casing wear and solutions

Casing wear is very important as it effects the system integrity. A casing scheme is designed based on the properties of the chosen casing. Casing wear changes the thickness of casing walls and…

Minimising Casing Wear

General guidelines to minimise casing wear include:

  • limiting build up rates
  • deepening kick-off points
  • optimising drillstring design to reduce contact loads or employing suitable hardbanding
  • minimising…