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Ten years ago, the idea of drilling wells at 30,000 psi and 300°F seemed near impossible, and the idea of being able to replicate harsh HPHT conditions seemed less plausible. Today, thanks to advancements in both the oil and gas, and medical industries, both are a reality. From 50,000-psi test vessels to the oil and gas industry’s first use of a computed tomography (CT) scanner, all in one laboratory the Advanced Perforating Flow Laboratory at Halliburton’s Jet Research Center (JRC) gives engineers a chance to emulate some of the most extreme downhole conditions—all from the click of a button.

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