CEMENT TECHNOLOGY - Conclusion: Improvements in techniques and equipment address cement issues

The wettability evaluation technique uses a stainless steel mixing jar, a control box containing the temperature controller and wettability electronics, and a meter that registers the electrical activity in the test fluid and on the electrodes. (Fig. 1)Click here to enlarge imageResearchers continue to overcome difficulties involved with cement bonds in multilateral wells and fluid contamination during spacer operations. Both of these operations can dramatically affect the overall success of a producing well.This conclusion of a two-part series provides information on cement techniques used to improve the bond at the junction between the pipestring and formation and ways to reclaim cost...

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