Limit water cut and gas breakthrough with autonomous inflow control ///

Autonomous ICDs are self-regulating and classed as being active. Unlike its passive counterpart, which produces greater choking for higher-density fluids, an AICD chokes water and gas more readily. This prevents the well from being flooded when unwanted fluids break through. This article describes the capabilities of the AICD and presents a workflow to design a field-specific AICD.

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