THROUGH-TUBING SAND CONTROL IS NOW IMPORTANT OPTION

09/09/1991
Michael H. Mayer Dowell Schlumberger Inc. Montrouge, France J. David McLaurin Dowell Schlumberger Inc. Tulsa Darrel G. Gurley Dowell Schlumberger Inc. New Orleans Completion with through-tubing sand control is an idea that is becoming more attractive with the advances in tools, carrying fluids, resins, and the understanding of Nodal analysis. No longer is through-tubing sand control considered as an alternative only when the expense of a major workover cannot be justified. Typical applications are wells that have produced large amounts of formation sand, due to bottom hole pressure depletion, and the onset of w...
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