Measurement while drilling (MWD) - Introduction

Measurement while drilling (MWD) - Introduction

The term Measurement While Drilling (MWD) includes any tool that can be used while drilling, including wireline steering tools. In practice it means 'wire-less' measuring systems, e.g. systems using…

Measurement While Drilling (MWD) - QA/QC

Measurement While Drilling (MWD) - QA/QC

This article describes the the QA/QC tests for Measurement While Drilling (MWD).

1. Surface Function Test

The MWD tool shall be function tested at surface according to contractor procedures.

Two tools…

Measurement While Drilling (MWD) Tool

Measurement While Drilling (MWD) Tool

A Measurement While Drilling (MWD) tool is a combined magnetic steering and surveying instrument run near the bottom of the BHA. It accurately measures azimuth and inclination as well as toolface.

Measurement…

Measurement While Drilling (MWD) General Guidelines

Measurement While Drilling (MWD) General Guidelines

This article describes the general handling and running guidelines for Measurement While Drilling (MWD)

Handling Guidelines for Measurement While Drilling (MWD) tools

Considerable care should be taken…