Drilling: Method for Pore Pressure Estimation Using Mechanical Specific Energy and Drilling Efficiency - IADC/SPE-178842-MS

Speaker Reza Majidi
  Reza Majidi is a Geomechanics Specialist with BP; his main current focus is on drilling geomechanics, wellbore stability, Lost Circulation Mitigations, Wellbore Strengthening, pore pressure and Fracture gradient challenges. He graduated with a PhD in petroleum Eng. from Tulsa University in 2008 and spent three more years as research associate and ...

 


Reza Majidi is a Geomechanics Specialist with BP; his main current focus is on drilling geomechanics, wellbore stability, Lost Circulation Mitigations, Wellbore Strengthening, pore pressure and Fracture gradient challenges.
He graduated with a PhD in petroleum Eng. from Tulsa University in 2008 and spent three more years as research associate and adjuncts professor at the University of Tulsa Drilling Research Program.

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An energy-based drilling mechanics methodology, the “DEMSE” method, has been developed and demonstrated to be useful in predicting pore pressure. The MSE and drilling efficiencies used in the DEMSE method are calculated from downhole drilling parameters and subsurface log data. The DEMSE approach, which is based on physical principles, is an improvement over the traditional empirical drilling parameter methods such as modified d-exponent. Pore pressure estimates from the DEMSE method generally agree in magnitude and trend with the pressure estimates derived from sonic log data. These findings demonstrate that downhole drilling mechanics data, when properly utilized, can be used as an independent method for estimating pore pressure in real-time at the bit (while drilling), and for post well analysis for improving pore pressure forecasts. 

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