Technical Library

09/03/2007

Mitigate shale formations, in which loss of returns and sticking are common, by combining SET® expandable tubulars with sidetracking operations in order to reach additional reserves with optimized hole size.

05/16/2004

Accurately install SET® Openhole Clad solid expandable systems featuring water-sensitive swelling elastomer seals. The installation further proved SET® technology applied for the first time a year earlier in another field.

 

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...

09/01/2011

An operator needed to overcome drilling obstacles in their Gulf of Mexico, HPHT well.

Three SET® Systems were installed in this well and enabled the operator to reach the planned target. 

11/28/2013

The SET liner permanetly isolated the loss zone allowing the well to maximize reservoir contact.

02/17/2014

A major Middle East Operator experienced problems running expandable liners to isolate a zone of total loss circulation and tight spots, increasing the risk of stuck pipe.  The addition of Expandable Bow-Spring Centralizers provided the solution with pre and post-expansion stand-off that allowed...

02/12/2015

An Operator planned to maximize production in a 30+-year-old well by directionally deepening the well to intersect an undeveloped reservoir.  After the high-pressure formation was drilled, a 5-1/2 in. SET Openhole Liner (OHL) successfully isolated the formation while maintaining maximum wellbore...