New technologies close subsea well information gap

02/27/2006
Moving multiphase metering technology and other sensors downhole, incorporating sand detection technology, and developing an intelligent downhole instrumentation network sensors have contributed to closing the subsea information gap and leading to a more precise modeling of reservoirs.The combined effects are a better reservoir understanding and accelerated production without compromising ultimate recovery.Subsea wellsSubsea completed wells have a much lower recovery than wells completed with dry wellheads. A major contributor to this is the limited production information available from these wells.Even today, with all the subsea technological developments that are taking place, subsea we...
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