August 2015

Designing steam-injection flow-control devices for SAGD oil recovery

SAGD oil recovery requires the most efficient use of the generated steam. Researchers set out to build a steam-injection flow-control device capable of operating reliably throughout the life of a well.
Ryan McChesney / Halliburton Frederic Felten / Halliburton Scott Hobbs / Halliburton John Edlebeck / Southwest Research Institute

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