New compact plug container installs easilyon casing

05/22/2000
Instead of threading the cement plug container onto the top of the casing string with chain tongs, installation now only requires the insertion or removal of a lock pin (Fig. 1). To date, there are only four such tools in the field. Photo courtesy of Halliburton Energy Services.Click here to enlarge imageA compact plug container, installed with a quick-latch coupler, allows the head to be quickly and easily attached to the casing during cement operations, reducing the risk of injury (Fig. 1). Click here to enlarge imageIn the past, a high percentage of failures occurred at the threads where they attach to the casing (Fig. 2).An integral quick-latch coupler, developed by Halliburton En...
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