Cross-discipline technologies complete deepwater wells off Brazil

Cross-discipline technologies such as downhole intelligent components combined with multizone sand-control systems in long horizontal laterals will improve reserve recovery, eliminate unnecessary well intervention, and meet operational safety requirements for some deepwater completions off Brazil.For instance, a well in Brazil's deepwater Campos basin will soon have the world's first subsea fully electric intelligent system. The Petrobras 40 semisubmersible production unit, shown under tow to the field, handles some of the production from the Marlim field in the Campos basin off Brazil. Photo courtesy of ABS Consulting, Houston.Click here to enlarge imageThis completion will als...

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