Selective coiled-tubing reentry system allows access to multilaterals

Coiled tubing provides the means to work in live wells, allowing wellbore clean-outs, openhole-formation washes, selective-matrix stimulation, production logs, and nitrogen-kickoff jobs.Until recently, however, reliable coiled-tubing reentry techniques were not available for selective access of multilateral legs in TAML (Technical Advancement of Multilateral wells) Level 1 and 2 lateral extensions.With introduction of a new multilateral reentry technique and tool, selective and efficient access to multilateral legs has become available for many common coiled-tubing operations, without forcing operators to install TAML Level 3 to 6 reentry-enabling completion designs.This is according to a...

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