A Practical Technique to Estimate the Formation Thickness of a Kicking Zone

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G. Robello Samuel

Landmark Graphics Corporation, Houston, TX 77079e-mail: rsamuel@lgc.com

Thomas Engler

Department of Petroleum Engineering, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM 87801e-mail: engler@nmt.edu

Stefan Miska

Department of Petroleum Engineering, Director of TUDRP, University of Tulsa, OK 74136e-mail: stefan-miska@utulsa.edu

J. Energy Resour. Technol 124(1), 1-7 (Mar 25, 2002) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1447544 History: Received June 07, 1999; Revised August 01, 2001; Online March 25, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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Samuel, G. Robello, 1993, 1994, Semi-Annual Advisory Board Meeting Reports, Tulsa University Drilling Research Projects (TUDRP), Nov., May.
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