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  1. Interventionless actuated completions reduce risks, costs

    Online Articles

    Fri, 3 Oct 2003

    Click on the pdf link below to view entire article. Operators can reduce costs and risks involved in completing wells by using pressure-pulse communication, absolute well pressure, or a hydromechanical valve to set wellbore packers .

  2. Saudi tight gas plays benefit from MSF

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 7 Jul 2014

    mainly in the design of the isolation packers , the external pressure sleeves, and ..... design. While it is true that longer packers offer higher differential pressure (given ..... reduce the communication impact with double packers and by eliminating flowback between stages to avoid

  3. Limited-entry OHMS improves Saudi deep-gas production

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 2 Jun 2014

    Packers Plus Energy Services Inc. Dubai Based on ..... created with hydraulically set mechanical packers for isolation enabling independent fracture ..... hydraulically set mechanical, dual-element packers designed to withstand high differential

  4. Study addresses SCP causes in CO 2 injection, production wells

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 2 Dec 2013

    fracture of tubulars, deformation failure of packers , or cracking in cement.2-3 But as ..... cause seals to fail in tubing threads and packers . What's more, the change of working ..... cause of string deformation. Tubulars, packers , even cements are corroded by CO2 in


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 3 Feb 2014

    from one of our geo-region offices. Interwell supplies mechanical downhole equipment for the oil & gas industry, providing packers /plugs for challenging and difficult well applications within the area of high temperatures, high pressure, and high expansion

  6. Special Report: Completion Technologies: Openhole multistage fracturing boosts Saudi Arabia gas well rates

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 6 Jun 2011

    Anazi Saudi Aramco Dhahran Bryan Johnston Packers Plus Jannussan, Bahrain Stuart Wilson ..... multistage fracturing with mechanical packers was developed in 2001. Between 2001 and ..... covers the entire openhole section. The packers isolate individual intervals with fracturing

  7. China developing strategy for horizontal fracturing technology

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Jul 2013

    Staged fracturing technology with two packers . 2. Horizontal staged fracturing technology ..... scale practice, including HFT with two packers supplemented by limited-entry perforating ..... hydraulic sandblasting combined with small packers and continuous fluids mixing and a multi


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 5 Nov 2012

    connectivity to the pay zone. The sleeve adds new capabilities to the successful FracPoint completion technique, using openhole packers to isolate multiple stages and ball-activated sleeves to divert the fracturing treatment into the formation. A single ball


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 3 Dec 2012

    initiation points and improving connectivity to the pay zone (OGJ, Nov. 5, 2012, p. 142). The system uses openhole packers to isolate multiple stages and ball-activated sleeves to divert the fracturing treatment into the formation. With the new


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 3 Dec 2012

    Americas. TAM International Inc., Houston, an independent oil field services company providing inflatable and swellable packers , opened an office in Dickinson, N.D., to serve the Bakken shale play. Company officials said the new office is in response

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