Woodford well perforated, stimulated without wellbore intervention

01/12/2009
Modules placed in the production casing string eliminated the need for wellbore intervention for completing a Woodford shale horizontal well.Philip M. Snider, senior technical consultant for Marathon Oil Co., told OGJ that he believed this was the first time that perforating and fracturing jobs during a well completion had not required through-tubular intervention with jointed pipe, coiled tubing, pump-down techniques, or slick-line tools.The well with the interventionless completion is the Cana 1-15H, in Canadian County, Okla. The gas well has a 17,267-ft measured depth with a lateral length of 4,100 ft. True vertical depth of the well is 13,177 ft. Marathon spudded the well during July ...
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