open-hole completion

open-hole completion

[¦ō·pən ¦hōl kəm′plē·shən]
(petroleum engineering)
Preparation of an oil well without setting a production casing or liner opposite the producing formation so that reservoir fluids flow unrestricted into the open wellbore. Also known as barefoot completion.
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Tendeka has a comprehensive portfolio of open-hole completion technologies, which provide integrated solutions for inflow assurance, optimisation and control.
The addition of Reslink's product portfolio, product development team and production capabilities will strengthen our ability to offer advanced open-hole completion solutions and enhance our services in the sand management business," Schorn added.
The well was initially drilled, logged and cased to the top of the primary target, the Devonian 'Slave Point' formation, and was subsequently deepened to Total Depth and logged for an open-hole completion.
As a consequence, the open-hole completion has not resulted in a reliable flow test.