Stabilizer Definition And Function

Stabilizer Definition And Function


Stabilizer or stabilizer are tools placed above the bit and along the 
bottom hole assembly 


Stabilizer consist of a length of pipe with blades on the external surface these blades may be either straight or spiral 

The function of the stabilizer 

Controle hole deviation ■
Minimise dog-leg severity ■
 Prevent differential sticking ■
Reduce the buckling and bending stresses on a drill collar ■
Increase bit life ■
Provide angle control in direction drilling ■
Allow applying for higher weight on bit during drilling ■
Act as a key seat wiper when placed at top of collars ■

Standard IBS Specification



Extended Life IBS Specification