Weatherford introduces latest rotary steerable system
Weatherford International plc has made the commercial release of the Magnus rotary steerable system.
BAAR, Switzerland – Weatherford International plc has made the commercial release of the Magnus rotary steerable system.
This is said to combine reliable, high-performance drilling with precise directional control. The push-the-bit tool is designed for deployment in nearly any drilling scenario, including high doglegs.
Key features of the Magnus system include fully independent pad control, a fully rotating bias unit with minimal bottomhole assembly (BHA) stabilization, real-time BHA diagnostics and autopilot functionality. The system comprises several modular components to facilitate quick and easy maintenance, even in remote locations, the company said.
“The Magnus system represents a major shift in the way that Weatherford approaches directional drilling, and has great potential to disrupt the status-quorotary steerable market,” said Etienne Roux, Global Segment President, Drilling and Evaluation at Weatherford. “We are excited to provide our customers with a reliable and cost-effective option for efficiently drilling high-quality wellbores.”