wellbore

wellbore

[′wel‚bȯr]
(engineering)
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Poor wellbore integrity can cause events such as stuck pipe, wellbore collapse, sloughing shales and lost circulation, which are major concerns for drillers in deep water.
Tenders are invited for Interim Preparatory Works (Landscaping and Access Road Box) for Wellbore 7 Herepei - Design.
ABERDEEN-based oilfield services firm Coretrax Technology has appointed an operations manager to focus on the planning, development and execution of wellbore cleanup and displacement.
After fracturing, the wellbore is covered with surfactants - organic compounds, based on hydrocarbons, that increase extraction rates.
It is then planned to mill a window in the casing above the Middle Stairway Sandstone before directionally drilling a 6 inch sidetrack to intersect and drill a horizontal wellbore of up to c.
Summit Oil Company of Oklahoma City is the designated operator of the well while Heartland Energy Development Corporation is a 100% working interest holder in the wellbore.
But according to CSIRO scientist Dr Chee Tan, these new high performance 'green muds'--which comprise special polymers which coat the wellbore surface to prevent extraneous fluids destabilising it--are far superior to other water-based muds, are as efficient as traditional methods, and are more cost effective.
1, 1993, so long as (1) the wellbore was spudded after Dec.
Now engineers at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque have identified an energy-robbing phenomenon that's costing heavy oil producers dearly: It's called wellbore refluxing.
With the increased volumes, we encountered a significant amount of sand in the wellbore, a phenomenon which also occurred at the Wolf 1-29H when we first installed the ESP.
The point-the-bit design and real-time geological control of the Revolution RSS enable operators to drill in a variety of wellbore environments, including unconventional fields, HPHT environments, deepwater fields, damaged and underbalanced formation and brown fields.
Ram Shenoy, chief technology officer of ConocoPhillips, said, The ability to access and visualize the entire wellbore in real-time in challenging well environments has the potential to increase production from our existing assets through enhanced understanding of our reservoirs.