Tools, procedures facilitate complex well completions

A new array of downhole tools and completion methods provides a way for the industry remotely to gather data and control fluid flow from the complex downhole environments frequently encountered in today's well completions.Most of these tools and applications require a customized design to account for differences in produced fluids, reservoir properties, well geometries, and geographic locations.A sampling of some recent tools and applications include:Cableless telemetry that uses a well's tubulars to transmit downhole data to surface.A formation testing tool run while drilling to measure formation pore pressure and provide pressure drawdown measurements that are useful for designi...

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