Alternative methods clean up filter cake

FILTER CAKES-Conclusion Syed Ali Chevron U.S.A. Production Co. New Orleans Louise Bailey, Hemant Ladva Schlumberger Cambridge Research Cambridge, U.K. Lindsay Fraser Dowell Drilling Fluids Houston Cracks produced by hypochlorite on a polymer carbonate filter cake resulted in the development of high permeability for this sample (Fig. 1). New investigations into breaker-based and physical flow-back methods provide further insights into the principles of breaching filter cakes, allowing for less restricted pathways needed to increase well productivity. This is the second in a two-part series that began Jan. 25, p. 91. ...

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