Well temperature measurement device

FIELD: oil and gas industry.

SUBSTANCE: device includes a mechanical oscillating system with constant magnets fixed on it and a converter of mechanical oscillations to electrical ones. A mechanical oscillating system is made in the form of a cylindrical bimetallic spiral, one end of which is rigidly fixed, and the other one is free, and the converter of mechanical oscillations to electrical ones is made in the form of a system of interacting electromagnetic fields of constant magnets rigidly fixed on a cylindrical bimetallic spiral and coils of a drive and pickup of oscillations providing for transverse oscillations of the cylindrical bimetallic spiral.

EFFECT: enhancing reliability of a device and improving its design.

2 dwg

 

The invention relates to the oil and gas industry, namely, devices for measuring the temperature of the drilling fluid in the drilling process.

A device for temperature measurement in wells.with. The USSR №1298365, 1987), contains a source of energy, temperature Converter, made in the form located in the housing of the jet generator, consisting of inkjet element, comprising a power nozzle, inlet and outlet nozzles placed in the recess panel and interconnected switching channels. A disadvantage of this device is the difficulty in implementing a power source and increased the time of data acquisition in connection with the use of subsonic frequency range.

The closest in technical essence is a device for measuring the temperature in the wells.with. The USSR №279520, 1971), which contains a mechanical oscillatory system with fixed permanent magnet, a Converter of mechanical vibrations into electrical and filled with mercury bulb. Mechanical oscillatory system is executed in the form of a hollow balance attached to the tube associated with the bulb, and the cavity of the balance sheet, tube and bulb are connected with each other. The ripple is made as follows. In the drive system and volume served a short current pulse Magnetic field, generated in the coil by this pulse interacts with the field of a permanent magnet, and the balance begins to oscillate. Eat oscillations is made by the same coil. A disadvantage of this device is the low frequency of the mechanical oscillatory system, which reduces the amount of information received from the device temperature measurement, i.e. not fully use the bandwidth of a wired communication channel.

The technical objective is to create a reliable and accurate device for monitoring the temperature in the borehole during drilling.

The technical result is increased reliability of the device and improving its design. It is achieved that the device containing a mechanical oscillatory system with fixed permanent magnets and a Converter of mechanical vibrations into electrical, mechanical oscillatory system is executed in the form of a cylindrical bimetallic spiral, one end of which is rigidly fixed, and the second is free, and Converter of mechanical vibrations into electrical executed in the form of a system of interacting electromagnetic fields of permanent magnets fixed on the cylindrical bimetallic spirals and coils of the drive and pickup fluctuations, providing transverse vibrations of a cylindrical bimetal is political spiral.

In Fig.1 shows a device for measuring the temperature in the well.

The device is located in the drill pipe, casing, rigidly attached to the bottom of the borehole by means of ribs. It contains a mechanical oscillatory system 1 made in the form of a cylindrical bimetallic spiral, one end of which is rigidly fixed, and the second is free. Inside the case there is a coil of the actuator 2, two permanent magnet 3, the coil removal rate fluctuations 4 associated with the communication line 5.

The device operates as follows.

In the drive system 2 is fed a short current pulse. The magnetic field created in the coil of the actuator 2 this pulse interacts with the field of the permanent magnet 3, and a bimetallic cylindrical spiral 1 begins to oscillate. Changing the temperature of the washing liquid causes a change in the oscillation frequency of the cylindrical bimetallic spiral 1. Eat oscillations produced by the coil of the pickup 4.

It is established that there is a relationship between the frequency of the forced oscillations of a cylindrical bimetallic spiral and temperature in the well. A dependency graph, obtained experimentally, is shown in Fig.2. Thus, changing the frequency of the current is transmitted through the communication line at the wellhead and registered devices. This information is used to carry out the control process is com wiring hole.

The pulse frequency of the cylindrical bimetallic spiral is defined by the equation:

f0=0,1615eL2Eγ

where f0the oscillation frequency, Hz;

E - the modulus of elasticity of the material of the bimetallic cylindrical helix;

γ is the density of the material of the bimetallic cylindrical helix;

e and L is the thickness and length of the bimetallic cylindrical spiral.

The device parameters are in good agreement with the parameters of the wired communication channel bottom and the mouth of the well.

The device allows to increase the accuracy of measuring the temperature of the drilling fluid in the borehole during the drilling process and increases the reliability of the structure.

Device for measuring temperature in a borehole containing a mechanical oscillatory system with fixed permanent magnets and a Converter of mechanical vibrations into electrical, characterized in that the mechanical oscillatory system is executed in the form of a cylindrical bimetallic spiral, one end of which is rigidly fixed, and the second is free, and Converter of mechanical vibrations into electrical executed in the form of a system of interacting electromagnet the agricultural fields of permanent magnets, rigidly mounted on the cylindrical bimetallic spirals and coils of the drive and pickup fluctuations, providing transverse vibrations of a cylindrical bimetallic spiral.



 

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