Plasma channel miniature hole drilling technology

  title={Plasma channel miniature hole drilling technology},
  author={I. Timoshkin and J. Mackersie and S. Macgregor},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science},
  • I. Timoshkin, J. Mackersie, S. Macgregor
  • Published 2004
  • Physics
  • IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science
  • With growing economic and environmental pressures, oil companies seek ways to increase the oil recovery from every well. Re-entry drilling of horizontal sidetracks from existing wells and multilateral drilling for new wells are techniques which help to achieve that increase. However, new approaches are needed to reduce the cost and to improve efficiency of rotary drilling methods used for these purposes. A new nonrotary plasma channel drilling (PCD) method for drilling of small diameter holes… CONTINUE READING
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