bridge plug

bridge plug

[′brij ‚pləg]
(petroleum engineering)
A downhole tool used to isolate a lower zone while an upper section is being tested or cemented; consists of slips, a plug mandrel, and a sealing element that is run and set in casing.
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QATAR Provision of casing bridge plug equipment Tender no : RLWM-658 Description : Provision of casing bridge plug equipment and services.
Omega Completion Technology has launched a new retrievable bridge plug for well maintenance operations following its Middle East campaign.
The well has been prepared with a bridge plug and packer in order that Stage 2 can be pumped as soon as the company's pressure pump contractor is available, which is scheduled for the week commencing September 3rd.
Summary: Since the last update approval to suspend the well has been obtained from the Tunisian designated authorities, the well bore has been successfully isolated with 5 cement plugs as well a retrievable bridge plug and a surface corrosion cap installed.
Stage 2 was by-passed for the time being because it was below the bridge plug that was previously placed in the well bore and will be the subject of a further stimulation job, subject to the results obtained from the stimulated zone.
The company is planning to seal a bridge plug on those zones on September 21, 2009.
Subsequently, the Company conducted a down hole survey and placed a bridge plug near the end of the bore-hole with the goal of shutting off water production from a presumed high permeability open fracture.
The well has been prepared with a bridge plug and packer such that Stage 2 can be pumped as soon as our pressure pump contractor is available, which is expected to be the week of September 3rd.
Tenders are invited for procurement of retrievable bridge plug
Provision of casing bridge plug equipment Tender no: RLWM-658 Description: Provision of casing bridge plug equipment and services.
As previously advised, Stage 1 of a three Stage fracture stimulation program of the interpreted oil zones in the Permian section of the SOA #2-29 well has been pumped but the bridge plug and packer became stuck by frac sand.
Tenders are invited for bridge plug & cement retainers