Well geometries and economics demand advanced directional drilling technology that can help to lower overall costs and drill more per day. The Magnus rotary steerable system (RSS) from Weatherford uses a push-the-bit design to satisfy the need for speed without sacrificing directional control. With rugged design elements, the RSS fits nearly any scenario and is designed for high-performance drilling applications. Unique features, including fully independent pad control and a true inclination hold, help sustain drilling, stay on plan, and reduce well-construction costs. Combining the RSS with the Wave family of logging-while-drilling tools, HyperLine downhole motors, and RipTide borehole-enlargement tools provides increased capabilities. A unique valve design helps achieve total depth. Because the three valves operate independently, they offer built-in redundancy and enhanced reliability. A streamlined design reduces sticking issues. Features such as a fully rotating bias unit, minimal bottomhole-assembly stabilization, and an optimized junk slot area reduce the risk of expensive stuck-pipe events. A proportional control system in the RSS maintains a high pace. Equivalent drilling adjustments minimize tortuosity for a smooth wellbore that can increase efficiency and reduce costs of future operations.
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