Completion

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May 2023
By identifying the numerous barriers obstructing 24/7 reservoir fracturing, a newly developed system utilizes advanced processes and technologies. The system has led to gains in operational efficiency, consistency and safety, enabling operators to fracture a reservoir more hours/day compared to standard procedures and techniques.
Article
May 2023
Cemented ball-drop sleeves enable operators to reduce cost and operational risk, while helping achieve optimal pumping rates to improve production potential in extended-reach laterals.
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May 05, 2023
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April 12, 2023
The decision was made to TD the well, having reached the target and penetrated the crestal portion of the microfracture swarm. The horizontal well will now be completed as a producer with over 2,500 feet of open hole within the Austin Chalk interval.
News
April 11, 2023
(WO) — Halliburton Co. has announced the implementation of the Auto Pumpdown service within Halliburton’s hydraulic fracturing business. The Auto Pumpdown service enables wireline and pump automation during unconventional completions operations.
News
March 08, 2023
The State 36-2 well intersected a major natural fracture network in the Cane Creek reservoir, which led to a significant influx of hydrocarbons into the wellbore.
News
February 02, 2023
U.S. shale companies are set to post yet another strong set of earnings, off the back of robust oil and gas prices in the fourth quarter. But the biggest question for analysts and investors remains whether the industry’s bumper cash flow will tempt them to drill more.
Article
January 2023
Several factors can be adjusted in a hydraulic fracturing job design to positively affect efficiency and cost. Using predictive analysis for pressure estimation, with a focus on casing optimization, creates the potential to accurately forecast timelines, reduce costs and maximize efficiencies with minimal frac job design volatility.
News
January 23, 2023
The lowest of three Frontier 1 sands was perforated with 65 ft. of perforations with no subsequent stimulation. Initial fluid recoveries were black heavy degraded oil, black emulsion, minor brown un-gasified light oil and water.
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October 26, 2022
SLB announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Gyrodata Incorporated, a global company specializing in gyroscopic wellbore positioning and survey technology.
Article
September 2022
An integrated approach delivering high wellbore quality across multiple reservoir sections enables an operator to successfully run and set a multi-stage fracing completion or cemented liner. It also ensures that curve and horizontal section objectives are met when drilling across unstable reservoirs.
News
August 30, 2022
Zephyr Energy plc, the Rocky Mountain oil and gas company focused on responsible resource development from carbon-neutral operations, continues to prepare for extended production testing of its successfully drilled and completed State 16-2 LN-CC well.
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August 26, 2022
The Railroad Commission of Texas will soon begin plugging more wells to continue its strong track record of plugging abandoned oil and gas wells in Texas.
News
August 26, 2022
The Department of the Interior announced that Texas has been awarded an initial grant of $25 million from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to begin work to plug, cap and reclaim orphaned oil and gas wells across the state.
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July 05, 2022
Varel Energy Solutions (VES) announced it has acquired Sledgehammer Oil Tools, an international leader in the supply of oilfield casing, cementing and completion products.
News
June 20, 2022
Energean plc announced that it has extended its growth drilling program by exercising its options to drill two further wells with Stena Drilling Limited and to provide an update on the initial results of the KM-04 appraisal well.
Article
May 2022
AICDs are the next generation of inflow control technology that autonomously provides a more uniform inflow profile and enhanced production. The FloSure AICD increases oil output over field life and has been deployed successfully in light and heavy oil wells to overcome water or gas breakthrough.
Article
May 2022
Existing but previously unused data obtained during the drilling process can now be used to enhance completion design. The author outlines the available data and discusses how it can be incorporated into the completion design process and ultimately provide economic benefits to an operator.
News
May 09, 2022
More than 100 oil and gas projects should commence operations in Nigeria during the next four years, accounting for more than 24% of the predicted total projects starts during that time, predicts GlobalData.
News
April 05, 2022
To drill more wells, they need steel tubes to line the inside of the holes and get the crude out. Those pipes have become more expensive and scarce.
News
January 21, 2022
Schlumberger is gearing up for growth around the world as the No. 1 oilfield contractor expects recovering economies to ignite several years of crude-demand expansion.
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