well completion

well completion

[′wel kəm‚ple·shən]
(petroleum engineering)
The final sealing off of a drilled well (after drilling apparatus is removed from the borehole) with valving, safety, and flow-control devices.
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The complex intelligent well completion helps in producing oil from multiple reservoirs through a single wellbore.
Bahmani said NIDC offers all technical services including downhole logging, cementing, acidizing, coil tubing, nitrogen injection, pipe-laying, underbalanced drilling, coring, horizontal and directional drilling, air drilling and well completion.
The Cana well is believed to be the world's first totally interventionless well completion using the patented EXcape Completion Process technology, developed jointly by Marathon, BJ Services, GEODynamics and the Expro Group.
Due to time lags between the date of well completion and the date of completion reporting to the API, as-reported well completions proved to be an inaccurate indicator of drilling activity.
[USPRwire, Wed May 06 2015] North America Well Completion Equipment & Services Market by Type (Packers, Sand Control Tools, Multi-stage Fracturing Tools, Liner Hangers, Smart Wells, Safety Valves, and Other), by Application & by Country - Trends & Forecast to 2019
Bahmani said the NIDC offers all technical services including downhole logging, cementing, acidizing, coil tubing, nitrogen injection, pipe-laying, underbalanced drilling, coring, horizontal and directional drilling, air drilling and well completion.
Mark Hopmann, vice president, well completion technologies for Weatherford said, Alternate Path technology is a reliable technique to ensure a complete gravel pack is in place for sand control.
Users of the well completion and footage figures published by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) prior to February 1998 should be aware that these data are not necessarily accurate measures of drilling activity.
"We have decided to delay additional well completions across our acreage to allow Stephen Roberts, our newly appointed Chief Operating Officer, and his team the time necessary to evaluate recent results and determine the optimal completion procedures for our most recently drilled wells.
TWE has done the engineering design for well completions and expects to drill and fracture target formations as part of the programme.
Over the last two years, we have been installing sand screens on newer wells to control sand production and to ensure effective oil flow from well completions and we will continue to do so in 2012.
Additional information about the EIA estimation methodology may be found in "Estimating Well Completions," the feature article published in the March 1985 MER.