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  • Precise well placement technology revitalizes brownfield environments

    Song Yu Xin, Mai Xin, Du Hong Lin, Li Qing, Parlindungan M. Halomoan, Yang Bin and Chow Yuk Ha

    Inflow-control valves (ICVs), also called smart or intelligent completions, are multi-position active downhole valves that can be controlled from the surface. This technology was developed to optimize production by providing zonal isolation and flow control of commingled production from different laterals or segments. By varying the positions of these valves, production can be managed in real time to improve well and reservoir performance.

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2013 Fracturing Technology

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