Expandable Solid Casing Reduces Telescope Effect

Summary:

Expandable casing goes into the well in one diameter, then as an expansion mandrel is either drawn through or pushed through, it expands by as much as 300%. The technology was recently developed and tested in a slotted form. This technology and a new solid form are the subject of several marketing alliances and offer a glimpse intot he inner working of Shell's new technology commercialization company, Shell Technology Ventures Inc.

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Document Type
Industry Article
Date Published
Friday, July 31, 1998
Region
North America