Using Pre-existing Infrastructure Adds ~$1M in Value

Summary:

3D seismic surveys identified deep exploratory pay interval targets below an existing field development. The Operator wanted to reach these potential pay targets by using the existing well infrastructure (by sidetracking) to drill deeper in the HPHT environment, while maintaining sufficient hole size to run a 7 in. production string through the reservoir.

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Overview
Document Type
Case History
Date Published
Friday, June 26, 2009
Region
North America, USA, GOM

Additional Document Information

Environment:
Shelf
System Plan:
Planned
System Type:
OHL
Values Added:
Maximize ID and TD, Extended well life, Environmental impact reduction, Avoid replacement well/sidetrack
Casing Size:
9 5/8"
Expandable Size:
7 5/8"
Liner Length:
>3001