Technical Library

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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...

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...
04/20/2014

A major Operator in the North Sea required isolation of a high pressure gas-bearing zone to enable safe drilling and logging of the reservoir section, as well as, a solution to isolate a leaking stage tool in the 9-5/8 in. base casing.

05/30/2018

The ESeal Flex expandable system is an expandable solution primarily designed for well completions, stimulations, and workovers.

10/15/2014

SET technology is the result of a cold-working process that permanently deforms the pipe without any additional heat. The procedure inherent to expanding tubulars takes the steel beyond its elastic limit into the plastic region of the stress-strain curve, while remaining safely below ultimate...

01/02/2019

Matt Meiners, Enventure Global Technology, USA, explores how advancements in expandable liners are helping to improve zonal isolations when refracturing.

Recent shifts in the economics of oil and gas production have driven operators to focus more attention on enhanced production...