Drilling, Pressure and
Pumping Solutions

MPD-UBD and 1502

1502 was established in 2010 as an independent company offering a full range of services to the Oil & Gas Industry. When Multi Phase Drilling Solutions closed its doors in 2015, 1502 acquired some of its equipment and signed consultant contracts with its principal UBD/MPD engineers. Consequently 1502 can now offer Underbalanced Drilling (UBD) and Managed Pressure Drilling (MPD) for Oil, Gas and Geothermal Drilling throughout the Asia Pacific region.

1502's principals have a combined industry engineering and operating experience of over 80 years and are conversant with current safety, legislative and industry best practices. This ensures 1502 provides cost effective and fit for purpose solutions for all types of UBD/MPD including foam drilling, air/mist drilling, mud-cap and flow drilling.

1502 can provide a "one stop shop" to support all areas of UBD/MPD projects including Project Management, Engineering, Training and Equipment Supply.

To learn more about us and the services we offer contact 1502 today

Engineering and Project Management

1502's Engineers have successfully managed numerous technically challenging projects from "start to finish" to ensure "on time" and "on budget" results. All aspects of the project are considered and resourced appropriately including budget preparation, contracting, equipment mobilisations, safety studies, work programs, training, implementation and project close-out. We can either work remotely or "in house" liaising with all stakeholders in the project including the Asset Team, Drilling and Completions, Procurement and EH&S Departments.

1502 provides UBD/1502 based on solid engineering principals and uses computer hydraulic simulation software to model and predict outcomes. We are able to conduct technical and economic feasibility studies and specify equipment requirements, detailed programs and procedures to achieve the project’s objectives.

Project Structure

1502 offer a comprehensive training program which includes formal training at basic or advanced levels as required for office based staff as well as on-site competency based personnel training.

We can also conduct technical and economic feasibility studies and specify equipment requirements, detailed programs and procedures to achieve the project’s objectives.

Additionally, our Engineers can facilitate HAZID / HAZOP and Risk Assessment studies, closing out all action items prior to implementation at the rigsite.



Prior to founding 1502, our principals provided UBD/MPD Engineering, Project Management and Training to many international companies including:


  • Chevron - USA
  • Conoco Phillips - USA
  • Exxon - Indonesia
  • Halliburton – Middle East and Australia
  • Kuwait Oil Company - Kuwait
  • Petroleum Development Oman
  • RasGas - Qatar
  • Shell - Malaysia and Brunei

Within Australia

  • Santos
  • Geodynamics
  • Lakes Oil

Systems implemented include:-

  • HPHT Geothermal MPD
  • HPHT Drilling with snubbing unit
  • Coiled Tubing UBD
  • CSG, Fractured Carbonate and Sanstone UBD and MPD


1502 has invested in new equipment to support all UBD/MPD operations including Rotating Control Devices (RCD’s) built and tested to API Spec 16RCD. Our fluid injection equipment includes advanced air handling features with  mist pumps that can supply a range of injection rates and pressures while complying to API Spec RP 54 and hazardous area requirements. A complete suite of UBD parameter metering is also provided to ensure optimum operability and post job analysis.
Should the optimum UBD/MPD equipment configuration be unavailable, 1502 can custom design and manufacture equipment to suit our client’s specific application. And as our equipment and personnel are available locally, prolonged and expensive mobilizations are not necessary.

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