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Ulterra’s SplitBlade Wins the 2019 E&P Special Meritorious Award for Engineering Innovation

11 March 2019

Ulterra is proud to announce that Hart Energy’s distinguished panel of judges have chosen SplitBlade™ as one of the winning technologies for the 2019 E&P Special Meritorious Awards for Engineering Innovation (MEA). The MEA recognizes new technologies that reflect excellence in innovation and practicality while having the potential to improve efficiency, safety, and profitability. MEA entries are judged based on the impact they have, both technically and economically, on changing and developing the energy industry.

Ulterra is honored to be a winner in the drill bit category of the 2019 E&P Special Meritorious Awards for Engineering Innovation. Ulterra takes pride in creating drilling solutions and technologies that help drive the industry to a better, faster future. Ulterra’s SplitBlade has had an immediate impact on operators and continues to increase efficiency in a variety of applications.

SplitBlade’s patented split inner blade geometry helps create large-volume flow channels to improve cuttings evacuation while creating a double-barrel hydraulic effect to keep the cutters continuously cleaner and cooler throughout the entire wellbore. SplitBlade has rapidly gained early adoption and is field-proven with 3,500+ runs in applications across the world. To learn more about SplitBlade, check out this video!

Ulterra will attend the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston on May 6, 2019, to help honor SplitBlade and other technologies and products that have impacted the upstream petroleum industry. Join us to celebrate!