Survey applications

Priorities change during the development of the wellbore and different survey tools come into play depending on the circumstances. The information below illustrates this development and features audio files narrated by Prof. Jamieson.

Top hole

Top hole applications:

  • Conductor surveys (Gyro)
  • Clear kick off (MWD)
  • Tight kick off (GWD)

Mid well

Mid well applications:

  • Steering (MWD)
  • Col Avoidance (MWD +IFR)
  • MWD QC (Mag MS)
  • Uncertainty Reduction (Gyro)

Total depth

Total depth applications:

  • Easy Target (MWD)
  • Tough Target (MWD + IFR)
  • Close Drilling (MWD + IFR)


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