Fiber optics, advanced technologies complete ERD producer/injector

Fiber optics and advanced completion technologies were successfully run in a Wytch Farm extended-reach drilled (ERD) well that is both an oil producer and water injector.BP Amoco plc (BP) operates the field on behalf of partners Arco British Ltd., Premier Oil plc, ONEPM Ltd., Kerr McGee U.K. Ltd., and Talisman North Sea Ltd. Baker Oil Tools supplied equipment and services for the completion.The work showed that:This type of completion can be run in one trip.A well can have a retrievable lower completion string and an independently retrievable upper completion string.A completion can include fiber-optic, well-bore temperature monitoring.Project backgroundThe field extends under the souther...

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