Foamed cement solves producing, injection problems

Prentice Creel, Ron Crook Halliburton Energy Services Inc. Duncan, Okla. Three production and injection examples from the Permian basin demonstrate how advanced technology identifies problems that can be treated with foamed cement. The process involves computer simulation (modeling), log analysis, and tracer surveys.1 Operators of these wells identified conformance-control problems caused by fractures, interwell communication, and flooding fluid breakthrough. Background Permian basin waterflood or CO2 floods are usually in dolomite formations. Wells are typically completed in the San Andres, Grayburg, and Clearfork formations. Problems associated with these f...

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