Jan 01, 2011 |
AVA started its activity in Kurdistan (Iraq) in 2010 to service the OMV operations for the well Bina Bawi 3 being spudded in January of 2011. The well faced many challenges and was mainly affected by hole instabilities and H2S. The well was successfully drilled using XCD polymer mud, PHPA and finally a KCl, NaCl mud system. The total depth reached on this well was 3720 m.