Simulation of Oil Well Drilling System Using Distributed–Lumped Modelling Technique

Panagiotis Athanasiou, Yaser Hadi
2020 Modelling  
The strengths and torque of well-boiling hydrocarbons are of utmost significance. Boiling a well is one of the most critical steps in the discovery and production of oil and gas. The well's boiling process is expensive because the drilling depth can be as much as 7000 meters. Any delay (breakdown time) in boiling costs a lot of money for hydrocarbon firms. Various boiler parameters are continuously tracked and regulated to avoid drilling delays. This paper focuses on the vibrations occurring at
more » ... ations occurring at the bottom hole assembly (BHA) stick-slip. Two modelling methods, the lumped parameter model and the combination of the distributed–lumped (D–L) parameter model, were used and compared to the actual measurement performance. The D–L model was found to be more precise, particularly for long strings. Using the simulations, the most comprehensive modelling methodology is introduced.
doi:10.3390/modelling1020011 fatcat:cfvyw2kxvbgdpijmu2ueuru7gq