Expanding well design


By ensuring optimal hole size, well designs using solid expandable tubulars have a far-reaching effect on drilling, evaluation, completion and life-of-well solutions. Enventure Global Technology's Kevin Waddell, Jerry Fritsch and Kristaq Mitrushi discuss the growing influence of solid expandables on well design.


Document Type
Industry Article
Date Published
Monday, November 1, 2010
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Additional Document Information

Land, Shelf, Deep-water
System Type:
OHL, ESeal
Values Added:
Mitigate risk, Enable planned completion, Maximize ID and TD, NPT reduced
Casing Size:
9 3/8", 11 3/4", 11 7/8", 13 3/8"
Expandable Size:
7 5/8", 9 5/8", 11 3/4"