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Nov 11, 2013, 09:20 ET
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Ulterra Introduces High ROP PDC bit

Ulterra announced today the availability of PDC bits incorporating the next generation FastBack technology. Unlike traditional PDC bits,...

Apr 21, 2013, 23:00 ET
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Ulterra Introduces Ground-Breaking CounterForce™ PDC Bit Technology

 Ulterra today announced the introduction of CounterForce, a breakthrough in PDC bit design technology that utilizes a unique cutter...

Jan 13, 2013, 23:00 ET
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Ulterra PDC bit sets Eagle Ford record in drilling high-angle build

 An Ulterra 8 3/4-in. U513S PDC bit drilled a high-angle build section in an Eagle Ford well in 6.5 hr., beating the best offset rate of...

Aug 27, 2012, 08:54 ET
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Ulterra bit drills record "Chat" well

 A 6.125" U613M PDC bit combined with a TorkBuster performance drilling tool drilled the Mississippi lateral significantly further and faster...

Mar 12, 2012, 01:00 ET
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Ulterra PDC Drill Bit Saves Operator Over $500,000

For the first time, a single Ulterra bit has drilled the entire intermediate section of the Tattoo field, located in Northwest Canada. An...

Jan 30, 2012, 01:00 ET
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Ulterra Bit Sets Record in the Granite Wash

A new 12.25-inch U616M, six-blade matrix PDC bit with 16mm cutters recently set a Roger Mills County footage record in western Oklahoma. The...

Dec 04, 2011, 23:00 ET

Ulterra Bit Drills Entire Eagle Ford Well at Record Pace

The new U616M, 8.75-in., six-bladed matrix bit with 16-mm cutters drilled from surface casing to TD at a record pace of 93 ft/hr. All three...

Sep 30, 2011, 08:00 ET
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Ulterra Continues Extraordinary Growth

Ulterra announced today it was proclaimed "the fastest growing drill bit company" in the Spears & Associates' 2011 Oilfield Market Report....

Sep 06, 2011, 08:00 ET
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Ulterra UD511 Bit Sets Haynesville Rig Curve Record

In its first run in the Haynesville shale, Ulterra's 6.75-in. UD511 bit set a new same-rig record for drilling a curve section, drilling the curve...

Oct 10, 2006, 01:00 ET

Ulterra Drilling Technologies(TM) Names Oilfield Veteran Bob Iversen as CEO

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Ulterra Drilling Technologies(TM), a manufacturer of specialized oilfield drill bits and...