PDC drill bits

West Texas Oil Field Oil Rig

OneShot West Texas Update

Ulterra is proud to announce that the 8.5” U516M U02349 has earned the OneShot™ designation for curve applications in the Permian Basin.

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Williston basin drill bits

OneShot Williston Update

Ulterra is proud to announce that the 8.75” U516M U02224 has earned the OneShotTM designation for curve applications in the Williston Basin. OneShot™ is a special, elite designation by a bit consistently achieving outstanding performance in a directional application; with performance being proven, as this status is not easy to attain.  To date, only two Ulterra bits have earned OneShot™ designation.

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Ft Worth Drill Bit Manufacturing Safety

Ulterra Safety Focus

Ulterra Drilling Technologies, LP. launched a Safety Focus in order to pursue a “Zero Incidents” objective for both our Forth Worth, Texas and Leduc, Canada manufacturing plants. To learn more about our safety focus please read the following article.

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Eagle Ford drilling footage world record

OneShot Eagle Ford Update

We are proud to announce that the 8.5” U516S U02283 has earned the OneShot™ designation for curve and lateral applications in the Eagle Ford. OneShot™ is a special designation earned by a bit consistently achieving outstanding performance in a directional application; with performance being proven, as this status is not easy to attain.

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Counterforce Oil Drill Bit

American Oil & Gas Reporter April 2014

As seen in American Oil & Gas Reporter in the April 2014 issue, Aron Deen speaks about the CounterForce™ cutter configuration technology. In the endless quest for faster penetration rates, longer runs and better steerability, manufacturers have introduced cutter configurations that counter vibration; bits that drill a small hole to relieve rock stress,

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fastback pdc bit oil and gas

Ulterra introduces high ROP PDC bit

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Ulterra announced today the availability of PDC bits incorporating the next generation FastBack technology.

Unlike traditional PDC bits, FastBack designed bits utilize a unique blade configuration that supports the cutters in a minimalist fashion. Its smaller profile eliminates wasted energy pushing a bit’s blade surface, focusing all energy on the diamond cutting surfaces. This efficiency improvement is already paying operators dividends where a Fastback bit drilled a Marcellus well 56.8% faster.

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Gulf Coast and Gulf of Mexico Ulterra

Expansion into the Gulf Coast and Gulf of Mexico

Ulterra has opened a new stock point in Hammond, LA.  The new center is strategically located just 46 miles east of Baton Rouge and 58 miles north west of New Orleans and will support drilling activity in Mississippi, Alabama, South Louisiana and Gulf of Mexico.  

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