Matrix treatment arrests production decline in deepwater GOM well

The first matrix squeeze treatment using the novel Saltrol 2 Salt Block Inhibitor from BJ Services was successfully applied in a ChevronTexaco well, in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. Elsewhere, Saltrol 2 had previously been applied successfully in conjunction with fracturing stimulation. Results of the unprecedented offshore matrix treatment are summarized below. Preceding the treatment case example is a summary of lab core-flow test data showing effectiveness of Saltrol 2 in matrix treatment application to temperatures as high as 350°F.

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