whipstock


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whipstock

[′wip‚stäk]
(petroleum engineering)
A long wedge dropped or placed in a petroleum well in order to deflect the drill from some obstruction.
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However in 2008 the division moved from basic trading activity to introduce whipstock and fishing services.
The wellbore was cleaned of scale at the first attempt enabling a whipstock to be run successfully.
Barring unexpected issues and as soon as possible afterward a larger pulling unit will cut and pull the intermediate casing above 3,100 feet and set the whipstock.
5%) agreed to plug and abandon the MM3 zone in this well bore, set a whipstock plug at 1359m and kick off a side track well to a targeted location approximately 150m to the south of the original A6 penetration.
The Company contracted with Smith International to set the whipstock at 7,193' and milling tools were used to cut a window in the 5" casing.
5%) agreed to plug and abandon the MM3 zone in this well bore, set a whipstock plug at 1359 meters and kick off a side track well to a targeted location approximately 150 meters to the south of the original A6 penetration.
By using their conventional Openhole Liner (OHL(TM)) System, Enventure is now able to install and expand through a milled window off the face of a properly configured whipstock.
A whipstock plug was set in the original wellbore at a depth of 3129m (10,265').
4 million and the Whipstock acquisition in November 1999 accounted for the increase in depreciation and amortization expenses.
A whipstock plug will be set in the original wellbore at a depth of 3129m (10,265').
The acquisition of the assets and business of Whipstock Systems Inc.
Radnor-1a will whipstock out of the original Radnor-1 wellbore and target the McKee Sands at a depth of approximately 13,500' (4100m).