Case Studies

Fastest 171mm Monobore for CNRL

Pacesetter’s Orbit RSS drills 4,792m in a single run

Canadian Natural Resources Limited utilized Pacesetter’s combined technologies of XPACE EM MWD and our modified Orbit RSS to successfully drill their fastest 171mm monobore in the Karr field. The record well was completed in less than 6.5 days from spud at 5,413m MD.

The 4,792m lateral was completed in a single run, drilling for 74.5 hours with an average ROP of 64.3m/hr.

Congratulations to CNRL and the rig crews of Horizon 48 for this great achievement.


OPERATOR                Canadian Natural Resources Limited
HOLE SIZE                 171mm
RUN DETAILS            612m MD to 5,413m MD


  • Only 2 BHAs to complete the well
  • Drilled 4,792m in a single run
  • Average lateral ROP of 64.3m/hr


  • Pacesetter Orbit RSS
  • Impulse Motor

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