Technical Library

09/14/2002

Install larger, corrosion-resistant production conduit.

11/09/2006

Install a high-collapse SET® expandable liner to case off the trouble zone.

03/09/2004

Drill through 200 feet of depleted sands, add a casing point and reach the pay target (measured depth between 11,000 to 13,000 feet) with adequate hole size while maintaining the smallest upper wellbore possible.

02/08/2010

In 2009, a global super-major operating out of Borneo experienced problems with a well it was running from a drillship in over 5,000 feet of water off of the Sarawakan coast. An initial exploration well working a straight hole in a shale formation, the operator encountered an unstable...

03/13/2012
An operator drilling a sub-salt exploration deepwater well in Gulf of Mexico, experienced an unstable wellbore at the base of the salt; which resulted in setting the 9-7/8 in. liner 3,400 ft higher than originally planned.
In exploratory wells, maintaining hole size is critical due...
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...
01/30/2005

Using Solid Expandables in their drilling plan, operators in the Savell field cut drilling time in multiple installations from 94 to 74 days and increased the rate of penetration by 37%. Reduce field development costs by using available Solid Expandable Tubular (SET®) technology as a method to...

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