ESS systems are part of Weatherford's completion and production division, which offers products and services ranging from conventional completion
tools to production optimization systems for optimal reservoir management and recovery.
In addition, it enables economical access to zones that might otherwise be deemed marginally commercial and consequently bypassed with a conventional completion
Weatherford's Expandable Completion Systems provide the organization capabilities, expandable technology understanding, system reliability and installation experience for effectively overcoming conventional completion
This new technology cuts one-inch horizontal holes approximately 300 feet into the prospective producing formation, opening up the well to more flow of oil and gas than would be expected from a conventional completion
Work has been completed on the first well, where hydrocarbon shows were reported during field operations and after conventional completion
methods, Maxim expects this well to be a commercial producer.
This proven, new technology can also be used in place of conventional completion
techniques presently being used in new wells.
This technology is especially applicable in deepwater, extended reach and horizontal wells where conventional completion
techniques require considerable time.
Simpson has more than 20 years' experience in the international energy industry, with expertise in well construction, drilling, intelligent and conventional completions
, sand control, inflow control and production optimisation technologies.