Buoyancy system lands nearly 20,000 ft of 14-in. casing in GOM ///

Groundbreaking buoyancy landing string (BLS) technology enabled Anadarko Petroleum to run 19,713 ft of heavy-walled, 14-in. casing in a deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM) exploration well. In the process, the operator realized potential savings of more than $42 million, while enabling larger casing and more flexibility in well design.

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