### Formulas - GATE AIOTS PE

Formulas and Calculations 5 2. Hydrostatic Pressure (HP) Hydrostatic pressure using ppg and feet as the units of measure HP = mud weight, ppg x 0.052 x true vertical depth (TVD), ft Example: mud weight = 13.5 ppg true vertical depth = 12,000 ft HP = 13.5 ppg x 0.052 x 12,000 ft HP = 8424 psi