Operators face multiple screen choices

SAND CONTROL-Conclusion M. Babs OyeneyinRobert Gordon University Aberdeen Operations engineers face the problem of selecting the right screen for a specific job. A variety of screens are available to choose from. This concluding part of a series of three articles (started in OGJ, Jan. 26, 1998) covers some of the screen options available for sand control without installing a gravel pack. Screen completions Barefoot screen control, without a gravel pack, involves placing the selected screen in the well bore within the pay zone region specifically designed to allow reservoir fluids to be produced through the screen slots while the formation sand is restrained...

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