Maintaining Hole Stability*

Summary:

Making Enventure's Solid Expandables a part of the drilling plan enabled deep-water operators in the Mississippi Canyon to cut their previous drilling time from 140 days to just 48.  Installing over 2700 feet of Solid Expandable liners running at depths up to 4100 feet allowed them to maintain hole size while navigating narrow-pore pressure/fracture gradient windows

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Overview
Document Type
Case History
Date Published
Saturday, November 29, 2003
Region
North America, USA, GOM

Additional Document Information

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