Horizontal and Directional Drilling Quiz

This is the MCQ test on Horizontal and Directional Drilling. In this Quiz we cover following topics:

  • Different Mathematical Formulas and Examples
  • Horizontal Departure
  • Buckling Models in Coiled Tubing
  • Directional Patterns
  • Principles of Surveying
  • Survey Calculations and Plotting Results

Let’s start MCQ Test of Formation Pore and Fractures Pressure Estimation questions with answers.

1. ______ started as a result of the need to achieve goals that were not achievable by vertical wells.
2. In early days, the wells were mostly drilled in one direction which is in ______.
3. The position of a drill bit during directional drilling or any point in a directional well can be described by its ______.
4. A multilateral well is a form of ______.
5. There is no _______ that a directional well can be assumed.
6. Horizontal drilling involves drilling a well through a formation at well inclination of _____ from vertical.
7. Horizontal wells ______ the exposure of pay zone.
8. Horizontal wells _____ the drawdown pressure in the well.
9. _______ is the angle by which the wellbore deviates from the vertical
10. ______ is the angle that occurs where the inclination of the borehole is held constant.
11. ______ is the location where the borehole starts dropping inclination.
12. ______ is the distance between two points along a wellbore projected into a horizontal plane.
13. ______ refers to the North Pole.
14. The distance from the well surface reference point to the station of interest along the actual well path is called _______.
15. The angle in the horizontal plane measured from a fixed reference direction is called _______.
16. Horizontal drilling is usually applied to thin formation with good _______.
17. In ________, high stresses in equipment and tubulars are common.
18. ______ is difficult and less successful in horizontal drilling.
19. _____ involves drilling of multiple branches of wellbores from a single wellbore.
20. Drilling of a multilateral well consists of _______.
21. _______ is used for interventions in oil and gas wells.
22. ______ enables operators to more effectively find hydrocarbon pockets still untapped in the reservoir.
23. ________ has also been used as a cheaper version of work-over operations.
24. _______ utilizes a small rig and less voluminous surface equipment.
25. In _______, drilling is not interrupted for pipe connections.
26. In _______, the buckling of coiled tubing will occur if it becomes axially compressed.
27. Buckling in coiled tubing will happen if the axial compressive load ________ the buckling load in the vertical section.
28. _______ is the section of the drillstring below the drillpipe which helps maintain the well trajectory.
29. ________ are heavy and stiff steel tubular which are used at the bottom of a BHA to provide weight on bit.
30. Key-seat Wiper can be run between the top drill collar and the bottom joint of HDWP where there is a problem of _______.
31. Which of the following is not the function of directional drilling?
32. Which of the following is main advantage of directional drilling?
33. If the pay zone is thin and long, which of the following well types is recommended?
34. If the pay zone is thick and beneath a village, which of the following well types is recommended?
35. If the pay zone is thick, which of the following well types is recommended?
36. Kick off point is defined as the point where
37. Long radius horizontal wells are the wells have radii of:
38. Ultra-short radius wells are the wells that have radii of
39. Drag forces are higher in
40. Hole cleaning is better in:
Horizontal and Directional Drilling MCQ Quiz
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