Definition - What does Setting Depth mean?
Setting depth is the initial design task in planning a well. It is essential to figure out that the casing that will be run and cemented. The selection of the setting depth primarily depends on formation pore pressure and fracture pressure of the well.
Petropedia explains Setting Depth
Casing setting depth is a crucial part of a well planning procedure. It is the most important decision made in the pre-planning of a well. On the other hand, an incorrect casing setting depth decision can result in serious consequences. It also includes adverse financial effects that occur due to extra drilling and casing it requires to run and cemented.