Predator Oil and Gas Drilling System: Oil, Gas and Coal Bed Methane Drilling - Atlas Copco Iraq

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Predator Oil and Gas Drilling System: Oil, Gas and Coal Bed Methane Drilling

Mahmoud Ismail

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The PREDATOR DRILLING SYSTEM is a unique package that applies innovation and proven new technology to exploration and production drilling. With a thirty-year history and an experience-base of over three hundred rigs in the global oil patch, Atlas Copco’s PREDATOR brings a new generation of design that reduces non-drilling time and cost, improves performance and energy efficiency and enhances safety. With its 200,000 pounds of hookload, PREDATOR has the strength and capacity to drill vertical, directional and horizontal wells to depths of 8,000 feet in today’s global oil, CBM and natural gas basins.

Features & benefits

  • Integrated package with three components: mobile drill rig, substructure and rig support system, pipe handling skate
  • Less manual labor, smaller crew and enhanced safety
  • Hands-free breakout and pipe handling
  • Mast and substructure certified to API 4-F
  • Handles Range II or Range III casing
  • Clearance for up to a compact 11 in / 280 mm BOP stack
  • CANbus drilling control and diagnostic system
  • Handles Oil field external upset ”Bottleneck” drill pipe: 3 ½” to 5” OD, Range 2 and Range 3

Technical description

Technical data

Technical Specifications
Pullback (Hook load)200000 lbf
Pulldown50000 lbf
Torque, Range 130000 lbf
at speed0 - 90 rpm
Torque, Range 215000 lbf
at speed0 - 180 rpm
Air piping3000 psi
Mud piping3000 psi
Deck engine950 HP
CarrierCustom tridem chassis, Hydrostatic drive
Carrier weight (GVWR)*113000 lb
Nominal depth range**8000 ft

* Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (The maximum operating weight including accessories and cargo)

** Variables include: Formations, pipe size & weight, drilling method and casing program

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Mahmoud Ismail

+971 (04) 704 0111

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