Technology from Europe: New class for well intervention units ///
Demand has pushed operators of well intervention units to develop new technologies to improve access to subsea wells, creating a need for more efficient subsea well intervention systems, including riserless light well intervention (RLWI) units. While not appropriate for deep water, RLWI units are optimal for repair, scale removal, installation and manipulation of some equipment (such as valves, plugs and screens), re-perforations, zone isolation, fluid sampling, production logging, chemical treatment and well abandonment, among other services.
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