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  1. Coordinated efforts allow drilling through highly depleted sand

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 7 May 2001

    successfully drilled through a depleted sand in a South Louisiana well. Its close attention ..... pressure differential and by managing the sand without having to run larger casing. BP ..... a 7-in. liner for the first depleted sand , only a 6-in. hole with a 4 1/2

  2. Texas tar sand properties under review

    Online Articles

    Thu, 27 Dec 2007

    of strategic alternatives to maximize the value of its San Miguel tar sand holdings in the Maverick basin in South Texas. The company placed most of its wholly owned tar sand assets into a subsidiary designed to expedite development opportunities

  3. Mitchell succeeds with light sand fracing in Barnett shale

    Online Articles

    Wed, 19 Jul 2000

    OGJ Online HOUSTON �Using the new light sand fracturing technology to enhance production ..... fracturing to improve production from tight sand developments or aging wells, including ..... fractures that used to use 1.2 million lb of sand and 600,000 gal of 30-50 lb gels


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 27 Aug 1990

    transducers have been developed for detecting sand in flow lines on offshore oil producing platforms. Sand production is determined by using the integrated ..... measured noise generated by collisions of sand particles on the pipe wall. During the field

  5. Erosion monitoring manages sand production

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 28 Sep 1998

    Braaten CorrOcean ASA Trondheim, Norway Sand monitoring based on erosion measurements ..... to being a safety device, the on-line sand monitoring equipment can lower capital ..... christmas tree will verify and quantify the sand being produced. Consequently, this allows

  6. Sand , gravel properties key to optimum designs

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 26 Jan 1998

    SAND CONTROL-1 M. Babs Oyeneyin Robert Gordon University ..... and screen well completions require a knowledge of sand as well as gravel textural properties. These completion methods keep sand and fines from entering the well bore, so that long

  7. South Texas tar sand pilots gearing up

    Online Articles

    Wed, 23 Jul 2008

    By OGJ editors HOUSTON, July 23 -- Preheating has started at one tar sand pilot and is due to start later this quarter at another pilot in the Maverick basin 125 miles southwest of San Antonio. Formation

  8. Colorado: Quicksilver pursues Sand Wash Niobrara

    Online Articles

    Mon, 8 Aug 2011

    Quicksilver Resources Inc., Fort Worth, has drilled three vertical wells on Niobrara prospects in the Sand Wash basin of northwestern Colorado and will start completion later in August. The company holds 210,000 net acres prospective


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 4 Mar 1991

    casingless completions combined with epoxy-coated sand to control sand production have increased gas reserves in Union Pacific Resources' McFaddin field of Victoria County, Tex. Sand production in this field has historically limited gas

  10. Thru-tubing sand control remediation expands

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 30 Mar 1998

    frequently for well completions requiring sand control remediation. This increase correlates ..... to the specific needs of thru-tubing sand control applications, such as screens ..... industries. A survey of 250 thru-tubing sand control remediations performed worldwide

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