New Drilling Record for Fastest Recorded Vertical Section

Mpact® Downhole Motors is proud to announce that it set a new Permian Basin -New Mexico Drilling record on May 7, 2012 using an Mpact® Downhole Motor. The field performance record was for the fastest recorded vertical section. The assembly drilled a total of 3,164 feet in 13.5 hours, for an average ROP of 234.4 ft/hr.

Details of the record setting event are as follows:

  • Devon Energy Corporation
  • Field Name: Lost Tank
  • Location: Eddy County, New Mexico
  • Well Name: Shaqtus 26 State Com 3H
  • Rig Name: H&P 214
  • Hole Size: 8-3/4"
  • Bit Type: Smith Mi516
  • Mpact Motor Model: 675 7833 HTS

The Mpact® Downhole Motor was configured with Mpact's 7833 performance power section with a displacement of .14 revolutions per gallon. The motor also utilized a premium high-performance stator elastomer, a straight fixed housing and slick sleeve.

Mpact® Downhole Motors has extensive in-house engineering capabilities that ensure ongoing development of leading edge motor technology that allows the company to achieve record-setting drilling performance and to meet a broad range of application requirements.

Mpact® Downhole Motors has over two decades experience in the design and manufacture of premium quality drilling motors and is a leading independent downhole motor supplier to the North American directional, horizontal and vertical drilling markets. Headquartered in Conroe, Texas, Mpact® Downhole Motors serves customers through four regional service centers and ten district sales offices strategically located throughout the Gulf Coast, Permian Basin, Mid-Continent, Rocky Mountain and Appalachian regions.

Reader service inquiries should be forwarded to David Stuart at Mpact® Downhole Motors, 3335 Pollok Drive, Conroe, Texas 77303. Phone: 936-442-2200. Fax: 936-442-2299. E-mail: [email protected].

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