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.

04/19/2008

Isolate the trouble zone while conserving hole size by planning solid expandable technology into the well design; optimize wellbore trajectory and reduce risk in sidetrack drilling operations.

09/17/2008

Install a SET® Openhole solid expandable system fitted with injection-moulded composite standoff blades.

09/30/1999

Two challenges facing operators as the energy industry moves into the next century are accessing of new reservoirs that currently cannot be reached economically and maintaining profitable production from older fields. Recent advances in one of the oldest and most fundamental areas of exploration...

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...

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-...

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...

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