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This past century has been the most pivotal in drilling technology advances with the most influential drilling professionals collaborating with literature, books, and computer programs. Despite these developments, the amount of information we are receiving can many times be overwhelming.

Much of the technological advances and engineering applications from the past four decades have been encompassed into Dr. DE. Dr. DE is a comprehensive collection of drilling engineering calculations all in a straightforward and user-friendly software.

Flipping through handbooks and spreadsheets to find solutions is no longer an issue. With Dr. DE, the user has access to over 180 functions ranging from drilling engineering fundamentals to advanced well path designs and 3D wellbore visualizations, all in one software.

Dr. DE is available as a standalone web based software as well as a mobile application. For a limited time only, PVI is offering a 90-day free trial of Dr. DE’s web based software for subscribers. Click here to subscribe to the PVI newsletter.

We are also offering Dr. DE Lite, an all-in-one digital toolbox that turns daily drilling calculations into accurate solutions. To download Dr. DE Lite for free, please scan the following QR code or download the app from your mobile phone.

If you’re a returning customer, click here for direct access to the Dr. DE web application login page.

  • 26 groups, over 180 functions
  • One reliable source
  • Accurate and quick
  • Amazingly simple
  • Highly visual
  • Up-to-date and standardized
  • Professional reports
  • Save time and money
  • 3D well path visualization
  • US oil field, SI and customized units
  • Stand-alone and web-based version
  • Company account with multiple users (web-based only)
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  • Brochures
  • White Paper
  • Version Highlights
  • Mobile Apps
  • Bookstore

Stand-alone:

Web-based:

    Version 2

  • Mud formulation function (stand-alone version only)
  • Updated drilling fluid in fluid database
  • Updated graph for Drilling Mechanics – Bending stress
  • Modified insert and paste function in tubular, centralizer and fluid database

    Version 1

  • Over 180 functions, 25 groups
  • Up-to-date and standardized
  • Microsoft Word® report
  • Highly visual
  • US oil field, SI and customized units
  • Click here to download Dr.DE mobile app in google play store Click here to download Dr.DE mobile app in Apple store

    Dr. DE also comes as a free mobile app called Dr. DE Lite, a condensed version that allows users to make quick calculations for both Android and iOS devices. It is a must-have resource for every drilling engineer and technician.


  • Rig Math | PVI Bookstore

    Rig Math - $90

    John Mitchell, published by Drilbert Engineering, Inc., 2011

    Rig Math presents an easy way to learn the math used in drilling. It is a highly visual approach that makes math extremely easy and intuitive. The reader will learn to reason his way through any well control problem without using complicated equations or a kill sheet. Rig Math covers the hierarchy of operations in equations, use of scientific calculators, multiplying fractions with words, conversion factors, elementary algebra and much more.

    For a limited time, a complimentary 3-month Dr. DE leasing license will be included in any book purchases. Tax, shipping and handling cost will be applied. Contact [email protected] for more information about book purchasing.

Desktop Application System Requirements

  • Operating Systems

    • Microsoft Windows® XP, Windows® 7, Windows® 8/8.1, Windows® 10
  • Microsoft Office®

    • 2007 or later
  • Processor

    • Dual core processor, 1 GHz or faster
  • Memory

    • 1 GB RAM (2 GB recommended)
  • Disk Space

    • 200 MB of free disk space for installation
  • Display

    • 1,280 x 768 display resolution with true color or higher with small font
  • Installation Options

    • Setup file can be accessed from a download link or installation CD provided by PVI

Web Application System Requirements

  • Browser

    • IE 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, etc.
  • Plugin

    • Flash player 11 or later