Three-lateral splitter allows individual zone access in Oklahoma well

05/21/2001
Baker Oil Tools says its first-ever commercial application of a stackable splitter, Level 6, three-lateral completion in an Oklahoma gas field provided greater initial production rates than single borehole producers.The field produces gas from a vertically oriented, multilayered subthrust formation.Stackable splitters The stackable splitter, seen being run in the hole and in a workshop, allowed an Oklahoma gas well to be completed with three Level 6 laterals that provide both mechanical integrity and hydraulic isolation at the junction of the main wellbore and lateral (Fig. 1).Click here to enlarge imageBaker says its stackable splitter system is one of four Level 6 multilateral systems ...
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