Multiple fiber-optic sensors run in North Sea well

09/23/2002
Norsk Hydro ASA installed downhole for the first time in the world, multiple fibre-optic sensors combined with surface controlled, flow-control components, according to Weatherford International Ltd., the supplier of the intelligent technology.The sensors in Well E-11 of the North Sea Oseberg East field include pressure and temperature gauges and a distributed temperature sensing line.These downhole sensor arrays provide data for day-to-day production management and enable strategic reservoir management during the field's life.Weatherford says the distributed temperature line in Well E-11C lets Norsk Hydro obtain temperature readings every meter, so that it can repeat downhole tempera...
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