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Sustained annular pressure: How to successfully remediate?

Posted by Sean Francis/Mohamed Aly Tawfik on 23.04.2018

As developed wells continue to produce, these completed assets undergo thermodynamic cycling consistent with the production life of the well. The constant loading on these wells induce stresses...

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Resins for Well Integrity Challenges: Curing process

Posted by Minli Xie on 22.02.2018

Resin chemistry, including epoxies, phenolics, and furans, has been widely utilized in a variety of applications in well construction, completion, and production. This broad class of thermosetting...

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Plug and abandonment of oil and gas wells: Different materials

Posted by Miguel Diaz on 21.12.2017

Cement IS NOT the only material for well abandonment. In this article, we will address the doubts around the material that could be placed in the hole as a barrier for plug and abandonment, and...

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5 keys to the successful remediation of sustained annular pressure

Posted by Sean Francis/Mohamed Aly Tawfik on 08.11.2017

As developed wells continue to produce, these completed assets undergo thermodynamic cycling consistent with the production life of the well. The constant loading on these wells induce stresses...

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Zonal isolation - what are effective alternatives to cement?

Posted by Jonny Haugen on 20.10.2017

Cement has been central to well integrity since 1906. Now, the oil companies are searching for new and better ways for zonal isolations in oil and gas wells. What are the trends and alternatives...

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Resin curing process

Posted by Minli Xie on 28.08.2017

Resin chemistry, including epoxies, phenolics, and furans, has been widely utilized in a variety of applications in well construction, completion, and production. This broad class of thermosetting...

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Effective alternatives to cement in oil and gas wells

Posted by Jonny Haugen on 03.07.2017

Since the first use of cement in oil wells in 1906 the product has been central to well integrity. Now the oil companies are searching for new and better ways for zonal isolations. In this...

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