sand control

sand control

[′san kən‚trōl]
(metallurgy)
A process to regulate the properties of foundry sand to produce defect-free castings.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Summary: the global sand control systems market has been divided into onshore and offshore.
EnerCorp designs, manufactures, sells, rents and services patented and proprietary sand control solutions for onshore operators across North America.
In addition to tubular slotting and perforating services, WellSlot will offer complete well completion solutions ranging from sand control screens to inflow control devices and swellable packers, he says.
The conference will also include technical presentations on new developments in sand testing, sand processing equipment and sand control software.
The additional businesses to be divested include Halliburton's expandable liner hangers business, which is part of the company's Completion and Production Division and Baker Hughes' core completions business, which includes: packers, flow control tools, subsurface safety systems, intelligent well systems, permanent monitoring, sand control tools and sand control screens.
Tendeka's sand and inflow control technology includes best- in-class sand control screens with both passive and autonomous inflow control devices (ICDs).
The British author explains the chemical foundations for water and gas control, scale control, asphaltene control, acid stimulation, sand control, corrosion control during production, gas hydrate control, wax control, demulsifiers, foam control, flocculants, biocides, scavengers, and drag-reducing agents.
Well stimulation vessels that can handle all phases of production stimulation, including fracturing, sand control and conformance for offshore projects and associated equipment are also much in demand.
The third package focused on geophysical and environmental studies as well as studying new methods of controlling the well sand control and the fourth package was drilling a new well and completing seven other wells.
Clean Energy Fuels Corporation, a provider of natural gas as an alternative fuel for vehicle fleets in the United States and Canada, has collaborated with Mansfield Energy Corporation, a provider of drilling and well completion solutions with sand control services for the oil and gas industry in West and South Africa.