COLLAPSE TESTS EXPAND COILED-TUBING USES

Eric J. Walker, Clifton M. Mason BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. Anchorage Tests on coiled tubing have allowed BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. to decrease well work costs for some operations, especially squeeze cementing. in 1989, BPX (AK) conducted collapse tests of 1.5 in. (0.095 in. and 0.109-in. wall thickness) and 1.75-in. (0.109-in. wall thickness) OD coiled tubing while under imposed axial load and differential pressure. These tests were performed to define accurate field operating limits

Mar 5th, 1990
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