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Petroleum Engineer Interview


Oil and Natural Gas

Q: Whats the difference between material balance & volumetric calculations? Q: What is induction logging used for, can it be used all the times? Q: How'll you control your reservoir flow?...(theres a catch...the control was required in the starting stages of production...not eor...not artificial lift) Q: Name all the units present while drilling is conducted. Q: Whats the difference between kelly and drill pipe?

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The kelly typically is about 10 ft (3 m) longer than the drill pipe segments, thus leaving a portion of newly drilled hole open below the bit after a new length of pipe has been added ("making a connection") and the drill string has been lowered until the kelly bushing engages again in the rotary table

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