DDC offers a full range of MWD services for accurate and cost-effective, real-time directional surveying. MWD is recommended for applications such as drilling the curve, the lateral section, side tracking and directionally drilling straight hole.
DDC works with top industry providers such as General Electric (GE) Energy for MWD units and service components. Sourcing the best available technology and combining it with meticulous in-house tool service gives DDC the performance edge. DDC operates a fully-equipped MWD/Gamma repair facility.
All service work and testing are done by qualified technicians using genuine GE replacement parts to restore each component to as-new condition. DDC stocks MWD systems for use in 4 3/4 inch to 12 1/4 inch hole size and can provide equipment for other hole sizes as required.
An MWD system can be equipped with a gamma module providing a real-time gamma log to assist in the customer’s decision-making process. This data can also be used by the directional driller to help gain a better understanding of the formation he is drilling.
MWD/Gamma System Benefits Are:
- Wireline retrievable and insertable reduces risk of loss or damage
- Positive Pulse telemetry generates reliable signal
- Operates in temperature range up to 175°C ( 347°F)
- Energy efficiency system and long life batteries for run longevity
- Modular system for efficient transportation and handling
Experienced and certified MWD operators rig up the surface system and field test each of the system components to ensure functionality and reliability downhole. They remain on location to ensure optimum performance and to field service the system between bit trips.