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  • Ultra-slim logging aids economic development of Ghawar field

    Izuchukwu Ariwodo, Ali Al-Belowi, Rami Binnasser, Robert Kuchinski and Ibrahim Zainaddin

    To meet its production goals, including enhanced recovery from mature fields, Saudi Aramco has been dedicated to the development, support and early adoption of recovery- and economy-enhancing, risk-reducing technologies, including horizontal and multilateral drilling, smart completions and completions utilizing passive inflow-control devices. To drain new areas of producing reservoirs more economically, the company has joined other operators in drilling small-diameter, short-radius, lateral re-entries with maximum reservoir contact, as opposed to new wellbores.

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2013 Fracturing Technology

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