Interventionless actuated completions reduce risks, costs

10/13/2003
Operators can reduce costs and risks involved in completing wells by using pressure-pulse communication, absolute well pressure, or a hydromechanical valve to set wellbore packers.In deepwater, horizontal, and extended-reach applications, these interventionless actuation systems for setting completion tools reduce well intervention and completion time and associated costs without compromising reliability or safety.An examples well completion illustrates the selection process for determining the correct interventionless technology for a given application.Well completionsThe offshore oil and gas industry's current focus is on the prolific but challenging area of deepwater, where water d...
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