Self-mitigating sand screen shows significant reliability improvement ///

A significant improvement in screen reliability has been shown in laboratory and field tests of a unique, self-mitigating sand screen technology. Developed through a joint project between Exxon Mobil and Weatherford, the new technology enhances performance by compartmentalizing sand ingress in a maze of baffles between two screen layers. Weatherford has a license from Exxon Mobil on this patented sand control technology.

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