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sidetrack

US and Canadian a railway siding

sidetrack

[′sīd‚trak]
(civil engineering)
To move railroad cars onto a siding.
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M2 EQUITYBITES-June 25, 2013-Miller Energy Resources Inc's RU-2 Sidetrack well flowing oil at commercial rate of 1,281 BOPD(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
The 214/30a-2 vertical exploration well and the two appraisal sidetracks have gas bearing reservoir.
The field was originally to be closed down in February this year but with the help of sidetrack drilling Statoil will be able to keep the field profitable until 2008.
It is further planned to recomplete the well with one or more horizontal sidetracks utilising the Weatherford under balanced coiled tubing drilling ("UBCTD") unit which is expected to arrive in Georgia later in the year.
However technical discussions are already underway with respect to identifying the candidate wells for horizontal sidetracks on the Samgori Field, as is the extension of the Ninotsminda Field dynamic reservoir model over the Samgori area and it is expected that this will integrate with and direct the planned UBCTD programme.
and smaller hole as the primary size for infill sidetracks removes the cost of preparing the well by cutting and pulling the tubulars in place to accommodate a larger hole tool.
Our new window exit capability increases the versatility of the OHL System and the range of use for sidetracks and existing casing applications," said Robert Hinkel, president and chief executive officer, Enventure Global Technology.