This paper describes the development and design of a computer controlled hybrid coiled tubing unit used for workover, re-entries, casing exits, coiled tubing under-balanced drilling, running & cementing liners and logging & perforating. Key components of the unit were a purpose-built bottom hole assembly and a companion control cabin.

The goal was a "fly by wire" control cabin with no hydraulic lines and a minimum number of hydraulic hoses linking the equipment. All equipment on site was to be controlled from a central location. The focus was to construct an environmentally friendly unit requiring minimum crew size but without impacting safety.

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