Expandables Optimize Deepwater Well Design

Summary:

An major operator received one of the first post-Macondo permits to continue drilling an exploratory well in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico using subsea BOP's.

The operator needed to achieve zonal isolation across shallow hydrocarbon-bearing sands and to reduce ECD's during cementing operations.

The operator chose a SET Openhole liner

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Overview
Document Type
Case History
Date Published
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Region
North America, USA, GOM

Additional Document Information

Environment:
Deep-water
System Plan:
Planned
System Type:
OHL
Values Added:
Mitigate risk, Enable planned completion, Reduce well cost, Maximize ID and TD, Evaluation enhancement, Reach planned TD
Casing Size:
16"
Expandable Size:
13 3/8"
Liner Length:
2001-3000'