Mpact Downhole Motors Boasts New Barnett Shale Drilling Record

Mpact Downhole Motors is proud to announce that it set another new Barnett Shale Drilling record on March 11, 2011 using an Mpact Downhole Motor. The field performance record was for the longest single-run curve & lateral section. The assembly kicked-off at 7600 feet, and drilled 7392 feet through the curve and lateral to a TD of 14,992 feet. The section was drilled in 125.5 hours, for an average rotating and sliding ROP of 58.9 ft/hr.

Details of the record setting event are as follows:

  • Devon Energy Corporation
  • Field Name: Barnett Shale North
  • Location: Denton County, Texas
  • Well Name: Biltmore #9H
  • Rig Name: Patterson 208
  • DD Service Provider: Halliburton - Sperry Directional Drilling
  • Hole Size: 8-3/4"
  • Bit Type: Halliburton FXD55M
  • Mpact Motor Model: 675 7864

The Mpact Downhole Motor was configured with Mpact’s proprietary 7864 performance power section and premium stator elastomer. An 8-5/8" kick pad was incorporated in the assembly, with a 1.6 degree fixed bent housing.