Technical Library

06/30/1999

Expandable-tubular technology involves a process that expands casing in oil wells drilled in especially challenging environments, such as deepwater. Until now, operators have had to use progressively smallerdiameter pipe as a well was drilled deeper; but expandable-tubular goods are designed for...

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...

12/16/2007

Implement an ESeal solution that would enable targeted completion with packer seats while also repairing the damaged vertical section of casing in the Barnett.

09/17/2011

An operator's well in the Marcellus Shale developed a split in the horizontal section during the primary cement job. Pressure integrity needed to be restored before the operator could continue completing the well.  

06/08/2011

This casing failure occurred during the 13th stage of the well’s plug-&- perf frac job of it’s 4,500 ft lateral section.  To avoid killing the well with potentially damaging weighted fluids, a rig assist snubbing unit was used to enable live-well operations including milling out the casing...

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...
01/01/2012

A major east coast Operator needed to cover and isolate two sets of perforations in the base casing. An ESeal Liner was chosen because three previous liners were performing successfully in the same area for this Operator. The perforations needed to be sealed so water influx could be stopped to...

09/30/2013

An Operator, in the Ardmore Basin, was unable to put a well onto first production due to casing damage at a 5½” to 4½” casing crossover.

11/21/2013

An Operator, in the Permian, discovered they did not obtain cement coverage along the entire length of the lateral after cementing their production casing.

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