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  1. Technique, nozzle enhance coiled tubing wiper-trip efficiency

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Apr 2002

    Operators in the US Gulf Coast region complete most wells with some kind of sand - control measure, ranging from resin-coated sand to pre-packed gravel pack screens. Resins break down, however, screens become flow

  2. Effective gravel packing considers long-term production

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 2 Feb 1998

    SAND CONTROL -2 M. Babs Oyeneyin Robert Gordon University ..... compromise between achieving optimum sand control and optimum long-term performance ..... Technical Report-Gravelsizing for effective sand control project," submitted to industry sponsors

  3. Woodside approves next step in North West Shelf project

    Online Articles

    Mon, 1 Dec 2014

    major gas addition to the NWS project in the last 6 years. The big-bore deviated production wells, with downhole sand control , will be tied into a manifold at a common drill center location, via rigid diverless spools. From the manifold

  4. Screenless frac-packs extend PetroChina well production

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 23 Feb 2009

    also caused erosion damage to sand - control screens and surface equipment ..... reserves, eliminating the need for sand - control screens and providing access to ..... successful frac-pack treatments with sand - control screens. Screens in these applications

  5. Deepwater Gulf Decommissioning—1: Aging platforms, ownership changes pose special risks

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 3 Mar 2014

    The goal is to select a development plan that manages downside reservoir risk (compartmentalization, bypassing, sand control , for example) while having the flexibility to capture its upside production capacity and reserves growth. Cost is

  6. OGJ Newsletter

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 2 Sep 2013

    Upstream Research Co. has granted Weatherford International Ltd. a limited license to produce and deploy patented sand - control and completion technologies internationally for ExxonMobil and ventures in which it participates. The proprietary

  7. HAYNESVILLE UPDATE—2: North Louisiana drilling costs vary slightly 2007-12

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 7 Jan 2014

    completion operations represented 52% of total well costs compared with 44% for drilling operations. Stimulation and sand control are the primary cost components in construction, followed by rig dayrates and labor, casing and cement services

  8. Technology advances boost horizontal openhole gravel packing

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 8 Jul 2002

    Major advances in sand - control tools, gravel-packing methods ..... economic success and failure. Sand control Because of productivity and economic ..... most horizontal wells that require sand control are openhole completions. 1 A

  9. Alaska Update: Operators unlocking North Slope's viscous oil commerciality

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 6 Aug 2001

    the cost. "Not only does the sand control equipment increase the cost of ..... realization led to efforts to develop sand control techniques that also allowed the ..... consider long horizontal wells with no sand control , after conducting some field trials

  10. Special Report: Single solution controls produced water, sand

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 15 May 2006

    different treatment solutions. The new water- sand control treatment is a less-invasive approach for ..... erode downhole and surface equipment. Water, sand control The new water and sand control treatment can tackle and overcome water and solids

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