Different Features of a Deflection Indicator System

Deflection indicators are essential weight-measurement instruments for drilling tasks. They work by measuring the misalignment of main bearings before a drilling job and can be set up near a derrick or on a mast to ensure optimum efficiency. Most drilling rigs have been using multiple deflection indicators because of the effectiveness and ease of use they offer.

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A Brief History of Pumps

What Are Pumps?

Pumps are designed to perform one primary function; transference of liquids from one location to another. They are used in various industries such as water plants, sewage systems, construction, mining and extraction. Pumps save hundreds of labor hours due to advances in modern technology however, it was a work in progress for millennia. How were they developed? Let’s find out.

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How Can I Develop High-Level Drilling Crews?

Why Is There a Need for High-Level Drilling Crews

Any operation, whether military, healthcare or chemical extraction can be mentally challenging for team members. A high performing team needs to be developed to operate successfully to solve the problem at hand. Delicate and dangerous operations should have no room for human error and thus instead of firing workers, the root of the problem has to be addressed; team building.

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What is a Standpipe Pressure—And How to Measure It Accurately?

What is Standpipe Pressure?

Standpipe pressure is the sum of all pressure loss that occurs due to fluid friction. It is mainly used for oil drilling and extraction operations. A large pipe is let down into a well, thousands of feet into the ground where mud is extracted and replaced with another fluid to control pressure from downhole oil wells. The standpipe pressure is measured using a standpipe pressure gauge.

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