HORIZONTAL WELLS-7 CEMENTING HORIZONTAL HOLES BECOMING MORE COMMON

12/17/1990
Ron Matson BJ Services Co. Houston Rod Bennett Baker Service Tools Houston In horizontal wells that require complete isolation of zones, a number of steps are available that can improve cementing success. While cementing is the most conventional completion method for vertical and directional wells, it thus far has been used much less frequently in horizontal boreholes. In part, this has been due to a lack of confidence in existing technology to: Effectively control free water Manage cuttings transport Obtain pipe centralization Isolate the bore hole w...
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