Expandables Prove Value in Marcellus


In the Marcellus Shale, fracturing rates and pressures can be substantial, but there are other problems also associated with completing these wells, which can promote casing failure or compromise the pressureintegrity of a well. A reliable and robust
method for restoring such wells is to use solid-steel expandable liners that can enable fracturing operations to continue with minimal loss in inside diameter and sustained operations. 


Document Type
Industry Article
Date Published
Sunday, September 1, 2013
North America, USA, OH, PA, WV

Additional Document Information

System Plan:
Planned, Planned-Contingency, Contingency
System Type:
ESeal, ESeal HP Patch, ESeal Flex, ESeal Liner, ESeal Patch
Values Added:
Mitigate risk, Enable planned completion, Reduce well cost, Restore production, Maximize ID and TD, Maximize production, Extended well life, Access new reserves, NPT reduced, Maximize Recoverable reserves, Avoid replacement well/sidetrack
Casing Size:
4 1/2", 5", 5 1/2", 6 1/2", 7", 7 5/8", 7 3/4", 9 3/8", 9 5/8", 9 7/8"
Expandable Size:
3 1/2", 4 1/4", 5 1/2", 6", 7 5/8", 8", 8 5/8"
Liner Length:
<250', 251-1000', 1001-2000', 2001-3000', >3001