Tectonic Stress Causes Stuck Pipe

Tectonic stress is a nature phenomenal and it naturally occurs due to lateral force from the formation. Typically, if the rig is close to mountains, there is high chance to face with the tectonic stress issue. 

The later force will create stress which will squeeze sandstone causing under gauge hole. Moreover, the lateral stress will fracture shale and create additional cuttings. 

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