“The key factor driving the market for directional drilling is the increasing worldwide oil prices”, says Visiongain

02 December 2019
Energy

The Directional Drilling Market Report 2020-2030: Forecasts by Type (Conventional, Rotary Steerable System), by Service (LWD, MWD & Survey, RSS, Motors), By Application (Onshore, Offshore), by region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa), and analysis of leading companies operating in this industry.

The key factor driving the market for directional drilling is the increasing worldwide oil prices. The demand for directional drilling has been raised in order to improve the reliability and increase the productivity of the oil drilling system. The success of onshore mining sites has contributed to numerous offshore oil areas being investigated. The mining contractors of the oil and gas companies look forward to the directional drilling method in order to gain more control over the direction of the holes in the new sites.

North America is the region that dominated the market for directional drilling. The reason attributing to this market growth is that most of the onshore dams were mined in the horizontal or longitudinal fields. Already adding to market growth are the rising shale gas discoveries in developed countries such as Canada and the US. Europe and the Asia-Pacific zone are preceded by North America. The growing demand for the region's oil and gas reserves contributes to the region's market growth.

The drilling phase where the contractors attempt to change or modify the drill hole's azimuth and inclination is called directional drilling. This is accomplished by selecting wedging tools or directional drilling tools and the assembly of the bottom hole. The drilling contractors properly plan a method to control or change the direction of the drilling holes to complete the project smoothly. For drilling hole drilling method, the drilling contractors use long reaming shells, full hole barrels in the bottom hole assembly method.

Directional drilling systems have gained significant traction over the past few years to boost learning scope, drill several wells from the same vertical wellbore, and reduce the environmental impact of wells. The US is the largest market for directional drilling equipment, and the country's directional drilling and horizontal drilling rigs were around 93 percent of the onshore rigs working in 2017. Crude oil and traditional commodity natural gas were the main source to satisfy the growing global demand for energy.

Such traditional reservoirs use for extraction primarily vertical mining. Many traditional oilfields, though, are ageing at a faster rate than the replacement rate, and may not be able to meet the rising demand for energy. The global demand for crude oil is expected to grow by 1.2 mb / d over the next four years, and the top oil and gas operating companies are exerting increasing pressure to increase their production to meet the increasing demand for energy. As a result, several operating countries focused on exploiting unconventional reserves, such as shale and tight gas reserves.

Notes for Editors
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