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Edited by Ariffin Samsuri

University of Technology Malaysia

With regard to depleted oil and gas resources, increasing world energy demands and volatile economic and political world scenarios, oil and gas industry players are working very hard to find ways to cut exploration and production costs to sustain and develop the industry to provide the world with cheap energy without harming the environment. Therefore, this book intends to provide readers with a comprehensive overview of the current state of the art in drilling, such as advanced drilling operations and techniques used by the industry, particularly in floating, underbalanced drilling, smart drilling fluid, intelligent drilling, drilling optimization, and future drilling technology and development.

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DrillingEdited by Ariffin Samsuri

Published: October 31st 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.71179

ISBN: 978-1-78984-304-0

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-303-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-531-8

Copyright year: 2018

Books open for chapter submissions

6223 Total Chapter Downloads

3 Crossref Citations

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1. Proposing a Patent Information Approach for Identifying Technological Trends in the Brazilian Upstream Oil and Gas Industry

By Gabriel Cavalheiro, Mariana Brandao and Saulo Rocha


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2. Intelligent Drilling and Coring Technologies for Unmanned Interplanetary Exploration

By Junyue Tang, Qiquan Quan, Shengyuan Jiang, Jieneng Liang and Zongquan Deng


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3. Making the Connection for Well Control on Floaters: Evolving Design Rationales for BOP Control Systems

By Paul A. Potter


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4. Bio-Based Oil Drilling Fluid Improvements through Carbon- Based Nanoparticle Additives

By Yee Ho Chai, Suzana Yusup, Vui Soon Chok and Sonny Irawan


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5. Solid Control System for Maximizing Drilling

By Sonny Irawan and Imros B. Kinif


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6. Rate of Penetration Prediction Utilizing Hydromechanical Specific Energy

By Omogbolahan Ahmed, Ahmed Adeniran and Ariffin Samsuri


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7. Drilling Performance Optimization Based on Mechanical Specific Energy Technologies

By Xuyue Chen, Jin Yang and Deli Gao


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8. New Development of Air and Gas Drilling Technology

By Jun Li, Yulong Yang, Boyun Guo and Gonghui Liu


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