BHA Components and Inspections

BHA Components and Inspections

This article describes the specifications and inspection requirements of the various BHA components for horizontal wells.

Inspections requirements

  • All BHA components should have received a full inspection prior to use on an extended reach well.
  • Stress relief grooves are required on all components (including non magnetic components and jars).
  • The complete BHA should be returned for further inspection after completion of the well.

Drilling Jars

  • Enhanced hydraulic up/down short jars should be used.
  • Two sets of jars can be run; one . . .

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