DEA-160 – Shoulder/Thread Verifier System

DEA Project Summary

DEA-160 – Shoulder/Thread Verifier System

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Date Submitted: June 29 2005
Technical Area: ExplorationProduction
Sponsor: Conoco/Phillips/Gary Collins/281-293-6969/
Title: Shoulder/Thread Verifier System
Submitted by: Global Systems Inc/12865 CR 577, Anna, Tx. 75409/972-924-5000/
Principal Investigator(s): Raymond J Dishaw/
Business Impact: no drill pipe twist-off due to lack of shoulder engagment and/or torque. No casing/tubing leaks due to lack of seal or thread engagement. Ability to see & analyze any connection at a later date.
Technical Objectives: Verify shoulder connections and thread and seal engagement on various connections. Tailor sofware and communications offshore/onshore for oil companies. Develop connection verification database.
Methodology: Verifify shoulder engagement and torque on drill pipe. Verify complete thread and seal engagement and torque on casing and tubing in real time before going into the hole with-out any down time. Ability to see thread engagement
Deliverables: Good and bad made-up connection reports, graphs & pictures. Other to be determined.
Startup Date: Jan 2006
Project Duration: 12-18 months
Project Cost: 375,000.00
Cost per Participant: 75,000.00

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