New tools extend deepwater well test, intervention capabilities

Thomas J. Leeson Expro Group Aberdeen Recent advances in control system and tool design address the challenges faced in testing and cleaning up deepwater wells. These advances reduce capital equipment costs, simplify operational management, and extend operating envelopes. Carrying out well testing or clean-up operations in deep water presents a number of challenges, particularly in regard to: Managing the hydrostatic head experienced at the seabed Requiring swift emergency disconnection when working from a dynamically positioned vessel Preventing and managing hydrates. To maintain operational flexibility, subsea tools must p...

Why Register?

Non-subscribers can only view whitepapers by providing name, home and email address, phone number and other information and comment on/rate articles.

Why Subscribe?

Oil & Gas Journal subscribers with login credentials can access these premium features of OGJ Online:

  • Current Issue – an html version of the current week's issue of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • Past Issues – An Electronic OGJ Archive. A keyword-searchable archive of all issues of Oil & Gas Journal dating back to 1990; also searchable by issue date.
  • Market Journal – a weekly round-up of the oil and gas markets, with observations from leading analysts.
  • Editor's Perspective – a short article of insight and opinion by the Editor of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Industry Stats – quick access to current industry statistics from Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Survey Downloads - quick access to exclusive reports from Oil & Gas Journal.


Subscriber Help or Subscribe

Oil & Gas Journal Subscribers: Have your subscription number (from the mailing label on the cover of your Oil & Gas Journal) and e-mail address ready to set up your online account through Customer Service Assistant.

If you're not an Oil & Gas Journal subscriber, start a subscription and gain access to the subscriber areas of OGJ Online now.

Stay Connected