OTC 2017: WeST Group produces fully robotized circulation unit

West Drilling Products, part of WeST Group, has won an OTC Spotlight Award for the continuous drilling and circulation unit.

Continuous drilling and circulation unit
Continuous drilling and circulation unit

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HOUSTON– West Drilling Products, part of WeST Group, has won an OTC Spotlight Award for the continuous drilling and circulation unit (CDU).

This is the heart of the CMR Technology, offering the world´s first continuous drilling operation, and is also the world’s first fully robotized circulation unit. The CDU reduces up to 50% the overall time of drilling operations because it eliminates downhole problems associated with differential sticking and pressure fluctuations and reduces safety risk by removing all personnel from the rig floor during the drilling operation.

WeST Group is exhibiting at booth #4438.

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