Expandable screen completions successfully installed in offshore wells ///

The completions – all of which occurred during the past year – were in several production wells and went according to plans. These occurred in the Gulf of Mexico for Amerada Hess in cased hole, and in open hole for CNOOC (formerly YPF Repsol Maxus, Southeast Sumatra), offshore Indonesia. The new system used Halliburton Energy Services' PoroFlex* expandable sand screen completion system. This article describes the technology, its installation and benefits to operators.

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