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  1. Technology advances boost horizontal openhole gravel packing

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 8 Jul 2002

    advances in sand-control tools, gravel - packing methods, and drilling and completion ..... alone screens, although openhole gravel packing has gained wider acceptance in ..... completion engineer should consider gravel packing to mitigate screen plugging

  2. Diverter valves enhance horizontal gravel packing

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 12 Nov 2001

    Gravel packing horizontal openhole laterals with washpipe ..... horizontal lateral. Another benefit of this gravel packing method is the reduction in beta-wave ..... detail the physical characteristics of gravel packing in horizontal wellbores over the past

  1. WATER-PACKING TECHNIQUES SUCCESSFUL IN GRAVEL PACKING HIGH-ANGLE WELLS

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 8 Jul 1991

    techniques were successful in gravel packing the long, highly deviated completion ..... that visual observation of the gravel packing process could be made. The assembly ..... The prepack ensured complete gravel packing of the perforation tunnels. PLACEMENT

  2. Tests expand knowledge of horizontal gravel packing

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 20 Aug 2001

    expanded knowledge of horizontal gravel packing . In particular, new methods ..... reservoirs in deep water, and gravel packing with screens has become a standard ..... causing early termination of the gravel - packing operation. A washout at any point

  3. Effective gravel packing considers long-term production

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 2 Feb 1998

    methods for achieving an optimal gravel pack. Gravel packing While gravel packing in theory can be used for any well, the advent ..... ft. Industry experience is rather limited when gravel packing further than 700 ft in horizontal wells. Published

  4. GRAVEL PACKING FEASIBLE IN HORIZONTAL WELL COMPLETIONS

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 11 Jun 1990

    In normal wells, the cost of gravel packing is usually less than 10% of the ..... are not typically used without gravel packing . PREPACKED LINERS Prepacked liners ..... could be done in a normal well. GRAVEL PACKING The decision to gravel pack should

  5. Horizontal gravel packing optimizes well productivity

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 31 Jul 2000

    1994, Benton began horizontal gravel packing wells to eliminate the problems ..... prolong the screen life involves gravel packing to control sand influx into the ..... screens and wire-wrapped screens. Gravel packing with low-viscosity fluids is

  6. New gravel-pack technique reduces sand production in Niger Delta wells

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 2 Jul 2001

    a learning curve derived from gravel packing in conventional wells proved effective ..... extensively applying coiled tubing in gravel packing procedures. Well production histories ..... previous 20 ptb. Sand control Gravel packing is the most accepted technology

  7. Horizontal completions-Conclusion

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Sep 1997

    Gravel packing prevents productivity decline W.L ..... T. Nguyen Baker Oil Tools Houston Gravel packing horizontal wells has the advantage of ..... procedures and operating guidelines for gravel packing horizontals. Experience has been that

  8. Study finds no fracing problems in Inglewood oil field

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    Mon, 23 Sep 2013

    hydraulic fracturing and high-rate gravel packing ." To study ground movement and ..... after fracing and high-rate gravel packing showed no effects on the wells ..... volume [fracing] or high-rate gravel packing ." The study also found no problems

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