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.

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.

10/15/2008

Optimize project economics, well design and drilling efficiency with application of SET solid expandable technology.

03/30/2009

Save the wellbore by installing a SET® 7-5/8" x 9-5/8" 53.5# Openhole Liner over a 420.86 ft (128.28m) interval to isolate the weak section.

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...

12/29/2009

A major operator was sidetracking out of an existing well to a nearby reservoir.The first attempt to sidetrack utilizing a conventional casing design failed to reach the target depth and damaged the 13-3/8 in. casing.

The casing design for a...

09/19/2006

Leverage information gained from the first well in the development project and install Solid Expandable Tubular (SET®) systems to the subsequent wells to save casing points and preserve hole size while drilling through shale formations and depleted zones.

03/03/2005

Preserve hole size by implementing a contingency plan that included two SET® solid expandable liners and one conventional API liner run below the well’s planned 11-7/8 in. drilling liner.

04/01/2012

Offshore Denmark, Directional Well, 8 5/8 x 10 3/4

03/23/2012

The challenge was to set three multilateral windows at an optimum Total Vertical Depth (TVD) in the reservior.

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