8-3/8" EVOS-516 Oman




The document is a case study by Varel describing their use of a customized 8.375" PDC drill bit to achieve record-breaking performance for an operator in Oman. Leveraging Varel's EVOS™ and Cobra Venom™ technologies, the redesigned bit with hydraulic and cutter optimizations achieved exceptional rates of penetration (ROP) including a new field ROP record of 26m/hr and a 22.6% ROP increase over the previous best in the field. This delivered great value to the customer by maximizing drilling efficiency and minimizing drilling time.

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