Technical Library

Objective

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.

10/12/2008

Isolate multiple zones while maximizing diameter by installing a SET Open-hole Liner with swellable elastomers. The maximum diameter would help reduce fluid friction during high-rate fracturing operations.

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...

02/22/2000

Establishing and maintaining hydraulic integrity between liner hangers and the base casing in which they are set has long been one of the most problematic areas facing operators. With failure rates on pressure seals in overlaps now exceeding 40% in some regions, the need for a solution to this...

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...

05/05/2009

To completely isolate the main pay zone (MPZ) from lower residual oil zone (ROZ) with options to set conventional liner in future if needed for conformance work. Installation of 5-1/2” x 7”, 23 lb ESeal Liners to isolate the upper perforations in each well would enable injection through newly-...

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. 

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