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Downhole Products, Plc Previews New Drilling Enhanced Performance System Tool (DEPS) at 2009 IADC/SPE Drilling Conference.

ABERDEEN, United Kingdom -- Downhole Products, PLC (DHP) recently previewed their latest innovation, the Drilling Enhanced Performance System Tool (DEPS), to attendees of the 2009 IADC/SPE Drilling Conference in Amsterdam. This patent-pending tool provides solutions for torque, drag and cuttings bed challenges in extended reach and ultra reach drilling.

A prototype of the DEPS[TM] tool was on display and DHP Executive Bill Barron was on hand to answer technical questions from potential customers. Barron noted that DHP had invested heavily in research and development to deliver, what he considers, an industry-needed solution.

"Operators shared their problems with us and we studied, designed and evaluated solutions for their issues for more than six years. All of that energy was funneled into this DEPS tool which essentially combines the functions of multiple drill string tools into one innovative design," Barron explained.

He added, "There is a lot of risk involved when you add more and more components on the drill string. This was an effort to help our customers streamline their BHA while still retaining the benefits of hole cleaning, torque reduction and vibration mitigation tools."

The DEPS tool is a multifunctional device providing solutions for:
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DHP also featured their industry-leading centralization and advanced reaming shoe products at the conference. Additionally DHP had examples of the "Grippy" cable and control line clamps at the exhibition. "Grippy" products will be on display at the upcoming 2009 Electrical Submersible Pump Workshop at the Woodlands Waterway Marriott, The Woodlands, Texas, April 29 - May 1, 2009.

About Downhole Products

Downhole Products specializes in the design and manufacture of engineered tubular enhancement products for the global upstream oil and gas industries. Since 1994 Downhole Products has been developing and providing downhole solutions aimed at reducing torque and drag and improving casing running and cementing integrity, Downhole Products is a Varel International Energy Services company.

For further information visit: http://www.downhole.co.uk/.

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