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Ulterra PDC Drill Bit Saves Operator Over $500,000

FORT WORTH, Texas - For the first time, a single Ulterra bit has drilled the entire intermediate section of the Tattoo field, located in Northwest Canada. An 8.5 (216mm) U513M drilled both the vertical and build sections with the same bottom hole assembly, saving the operator two trips and $72 per-meter versus the best offset and $570,000 when compared to the average of six section offsets in the...

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Ulterra Bit Sets Record in the Granite Wash
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Ulterra Bit Sets Record in the Granite Wash

FORT WORTH, Texas - A new 12.25-inch U616M, six-blade matrix PDC bit with 16mm cutters recently set a Roger Mills County footage record in western Oklahoma. The Ulterra bit drilled 7,065 ft. from surface casing down to a depth of 8,115 ft., saving the operator an estimated $44,500 versus the closest offset and $88,500 versus the average of five offset wells. This generation U616M is the result of...

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Ulterra Bit Drills Entire Eagle Ford Well at Record Pace

FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 4, 2011 - The new U616M, 8.75-in., six-bladed matrix bit with 16-mm cutters drilled from surface casing to TD at a record pace of 93 ft/hr. All three intervals - the vertical, curve and lateral - were drilled with the same bottom hole assembly, reaching TD without a trip out of the well. A total of 9,953 ft was drilled in 107 hrs, a time savings of 37.5 hours over the...

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Ulterra's Showcase at LAGCOE 2017

Fort Worth, Texas - December 22, 2017 - Ulterra was pleased to attend and showcase at the Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition, or LAGCOE. LAGCOE is one of the world's premiere oil and gas expositions featuring innovative equipment, services, technology, and presentations from worldwide leaders. This event happens biennially and Ulterra was able to make their first attendance a groundbreaking...

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Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Ulterra PDC Drill Bit Saves Operator Over $500,000

FORT WORTH, Texas - For the first time, a single Ulterra bit has drilled the entire intermediate section of the Tattoo field, located in Northwest Canada. An 8.5 (216mm) U513M drilled both the vertical and build sections with the same bottom hole assembly, saving the operator two trips and $72 per-meter versus the best offset and $570,000 when compared to the average of six section offsets in the...

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Ulterra Bit Sets Record in the Granite Wash
Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Ulterra Bit Sets Record in the Granite Wash

FORT WORTH, Texas - A new 12.25-inch U616M, six-blade matrix PDC bit with 16mm cutters recently set a Roger Mills County footage record in western Oklahoma. The Ulterra bit drilled 7,065 ft. from surface casing down to a depth of 8,115 ft., saving the operator an estimated $44,500 versus the closest offset and $88,500 versus the average of five offset wells. This generation U616M is the result of...

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Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Ulterra Bit Drills Entire Eagle Ford Well at Record Pace

FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 4, 2011 - The new U616M, 8.75-in., six-bladed matrix bit with 16-mm cutters drilled from surface casing to TD at a record pace of 93 ft/hr. All three intervals - the vertical, curve and lateral - were drilled with the same bottom hole assembly, reaching TD without a trip out of the well. A total of 9,953 ft was drilled in 107 hrs, a time savings of 37.5 hours over the...

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