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On Demand Webinar: Mitigating Shock and Vibration In Downhole Drilling Operations

Shock and vibration are remarkedly different; but do you know how those differences affect your MWD directional drilling?  This webinar is focused on reviewing the principles, fundamentals, and challenges of shock and vibration in a downhole oil and gas environment.  In greater detail, shock and vibration theory, mitigation, and solutions will be discussed about how to successfully protect the MWD tool string from shock and vibration.  There will also be a brief overview of the Parker LORD family of downhole isolators.

Mitigating Shock and Vibration

What We Cover: 

  • The difference between shock and vibration. 

  • The importance of mitigating shock and vibration by implementing damping and sway space into a system. 

  • Parker LORD solutions to mitigate shock and vibration

Presenter: Kirk Arenz

Business Development Manager, Oil & Gas

Kirk Arenz is an experienced Business Development Manager with the Parker LORD EMG Division focused on Downhole Tools.  Kirk’s Oil and Gas career has spanned 18+ years with proficiencies in customer service and collaboration, additionally in identifying, developing, marketing, and selling market-based and custom Downhole Oil and Gas tools.  Kirk holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) focused in Marketing from Texas State University.

Presenter: Zack Leicht

Mechanical Engineer, Oil & Gas

As an engineer in our Erie, PA facility, Zack designs and develops elastomeric solutions that mitigate shock and vibration in downhole oil and gas applications. His innovative ideas and reputation for first-class engineering support have led to the development of isolators that increase reliability and decrease non-productive time for customers. Zack holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State University and has been with the company for 7 years. 

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