Technical Library

05/05/2006

Get back on planned drilling program and finish the well with an adequate hole size to evaluate potential production zones at TD.

05/04/2011

An major operator received one of the first post-Macondo permits to continue drilling an exploratory well in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico using subsea BOP's.

The operator needed to achieve zonal isolation across shallow hydrocarbon-bearing sands and to reduce ECD's during cementing...

07/01/2007

Install a 13-3/8 x 16 in. 97.0 lb/ft openhole solid expandable tubular (SET®) system to extend the 16 in. casing section past the trouble zone—preserving the set point for the following 13-3/8 in. standard casing and enabling successful execution of the well plan.

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...
02/09/2014

A major operator in the Eagle Ford began a well recovery program to re-activate over 30 wells that stopped producing due to compromised well integrity (leaks).

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.

11/29/2003

Making Enventure's Solid Expandables a part of the drilling plan enabled deep-water operators in the Mississippi Canyon to cut their previous drilling time from 140 days to just 48.  Installing over 2700 feet of Solid Expandable liners running at depths up to 4100 feet allowed...

08/01/2016

In this project, the planned 13-3/8 in. conventional casing setting depth could not be reached due to a narrower than planned drilling window. Such an event, along with the uncertainties in deeper sections of the exploratory well, compromised reaching the geological targets with the mandatory...

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