Halliburton Company has introduced its XtremeGrip liner hangers have been put in to a depth of 30,924 ft within the Gulf of Mexico Hess-operated Stampede deepwater improvement, setting a report depth for the XtremeGrip system. To facilitate the completions, Halliburton put in a complete of 37 XtremeGrip expandable liner hangers throughout seven wells so far, with no liner-top leaks or remedial work required.
The problem for Halliburton on the Stampede venture was to isolate a number of hydrocarbon-bearing sands throughout the drilling and manufacturing liners with cement. The XtremeGrip system's unrestricted stream path previous to setting, and its capacity to rotate whereas cementing, offered efficient and dependable isolation with out pricey cement remediation.
Each Stampede effectively contains as much as 5 XtremeGrip liner installations, making the consecutive liner runs a serious a part of the effectively building course of. The installations started with hanging a 13 7/Eight-in. drilling liner inside a 16-in. casing. The subsequent hangers assist one other drilling liner, adopted by two manufacturing liners, by a number of reservoirs. Each effectively then had a manufacturing liner tied again with a scab liner for structural integrity.
“In technically difficult offshore environments, secure and flawless execution is important to the last word success of the venture,” mentioned Mark Dawson, vice chairman of Halliburton Completion Tools. “We are more than happy with the reliability of the XtremeGrip system in ultra-deep wells. Supported by Hess' extremely collaborative work surroundings, we delivered the superb outcomes achieved on the Stampede wells. The general scope of those tasks cumulated in hanging over 143,000 ft of liner casing, over 27 mi, at a complete buoyed weight of 9.three million kilos. Halliburton offered these spectacular outcomes with none pricey liner-top remediation for our buyer.”
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The Stampede deepwater oil and fuel improvement is positioned 115 mi south of Fourchon, La., within the Gulf of Mexico (Green Canyon Blocks 468, 511 and 512) in roughly three,500 ft of water, with a reservoir depth of 30,000 ft. Hess safely achieved first oil in January 2018, simply over three years after venture sanction, and regardless of the technical challenges confronted by working with one of the complicated reservoirs within the Gulf.
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