February 2017 | Volume 69, Number 2


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Photo by Jan Buchholtz
Layers of rock beneath giant old fields, like the Yates field near Iraan, Texas, shown here, are the focus of the majority of current US drilling activity.

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Directional Drilling

When is it useful? What technology makes a targeted, directional path possible?  How do horizontal, multilateral, and extended reach wells differ from directional wells?


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