Technical Library

11/09/2006

Install a high-collapse SET® expandable liner to case off the trouble zone.

09/09/2003

For years, the reduction of tubular inside diameter (ID), or “telescoping effect,” limited the exploration and production of oil and gas. Using conventional technology, operators faced significant loss of ID in the course of the normal drilling process, during reentry and deepening of existing...

03/13/2012
An operator drilling a sub-salt exploration deepwater well in Gulf of Mexico, experienced an unstable wellbore at the base of the salt; which resulted in setting the 9-7/8 in. liner 3,400 ft higher than originally planned.
In exploratory wells, maintaining hole size is critical due...
09/01/2013
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...
06/11/2018

Design specifications for SET Systems

09/20/2018

An Operator drilling a well offshore Mexico, encountered a depleted sand formation while drilling below their 9-7/8 in. casing. The well was planned to be completed with 7 in. production string at TD and through the 9-7/8 in. casing. If conventional casing would be run to cover the depleted zone...