Case Studies

Shell Canada Sets New Record for Longest Well in Western Canada with Pacesetter’s Pin Down Orbit RSS

  • Total depth


  • Longest Run


  • Formation


Shell Canada Limited has drilled the deepest well in Western Canada using Pacesetter’s Pin Down PowerDrive Rotary Steerable System. This Duvernay well reached TD at 7,770m and consisted of two RSS runs in the Build and Lateral. The longest RSS run was 3,765m setting a new record for both Shell Canada and Pacesetter.

Pacesetter would like to congratulate Shell Canada and the crews of Ensign 770 for this incredible accomplishment!