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Paper presented at the SPE Thermal Well Integrity and Design Symposium, November 19–21, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-198700-MS
... Abstract The goal of this paper is to present the philosophies for the qualification and flow loop testing of FCD nozzles as well as the macroscopic implementation and operations of FCDs in SAGD producer wells. A quantitative methodology to evaluate FCD nozzles to choke back steam...
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Paper presented at the SPE Thermal Well Integrity and Design Symposium, November 19–21, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-198687-MS
... Abstract Most untapped promising energy resources in the world are associated with extreme downhole environment conditions. Applying the conventional method of well construction and operation for extreme downhole conditions poses severe challenges for the safety and longevity of the well...
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Paper presented at the SPE Thermal Well Integrity and Design Symposium, November 19–21, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-198688-MS
... Abstract Near-surface casing corrosion has been observed to occur on operating steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) wells in the Surmont field. The corrosion issue could pose risks to containment assurance and have negative implications on well economics throughout the life cycle. This paper...
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Paper presented at the SPE Thermal Well Integrity and Design Symposium, November 19–21, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-198704-MS
... vectors towards the producer from areas of poor reservoir quality in the injector. Therefore, while the geology may have played a role, it was not possible to isolate it as a failure cause. The effect of operating practices on well failures has been evaluated to gauge its possible role in well...
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Paper presented at the SPE Thermal Well Integrity and Design Symposium, November 19–21, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-198921-MS
... well construction workflow was established for life-time well design. The temperatures and casing/tubing loads were obtained through numerical simulations of operations such drilling, stimulation, and production. All these simulations were accomplished using commercial software tools, including...
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Paper presented at the SPE Thermal Well Integrity and Design Symposium, November 19–21, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-198682-MS
..., and surrounding well structure as the well is operated creates thermally-induced mechanical strain cycles that may impact various facets of casing integrity performance. A minor temperature reduction that occurs after the well reaches operating temperature will generally have less impact than a larger cycle...
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Paper presented at the SPE Thermal Well Integrity and Design Symposium, November 27–29, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-193347-MS
... sand control thermal method Screen Selection sand production slotted liner performance Symposium stress condition SAGD Fluid Dynamics Brine operation Upstream Oil & Gas axial stress Mahmoudi anisotropic stress coupon steam-assisted gravity drainage heavy oil technical conference...
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Paper presented at the SPE Thermal Well Integrity and Design Symposium, November 27–29, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-193358-MS
...) the converging zone in the pores and (c) the entrance of the slots. Yellow boxes represent the locations of the pore shown for detail study in Figure 5 . Abstract Various slotted liners geometries are used to control the sand production in SAGD operations. The geometry of a slot (shape and size...
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Paper presented at the SPE Thermal Well Integrity and Design Symposium, November 27–29, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-193372-MS
... gauge and bleed off tube on the spool for bleeding any trapped fluid/gas Pressure regulator connecting the two type K BOP/Stripper for smooth stripping operation Annular BOP below the stripping tool, was added to maintain the option of a dual barrier should any one K BOP/Stripper fails during...
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Paper presented at the SPE Thermal Well Integrity and Design Symposium, November 27–29, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-193375-MS
... production are analyzed. The aim is to obtain a better understanding of WWS performance under several SAGD operational conditions for typical sand classes in the McMurray Formation in Western Canada. The study employs a large pre-packed SRT to assess the performance of WWS with different aperture sizes...
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Paper presented at the SPE Thermal Well Integrity and Design Symposium, November 27–29, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-193366-MS
... to better design and evaluate the remedial tubing deployed scab liner sand control solutions. sand control liner Alberta investigation sand/solids control criteria sand pack operation fattahpour aperture size Upstream Oil & Gas pressure drop Mahmoudi scab liner screen Screen...
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Paper presented at the SPE Thermal Well Integrity and Design Symposium, November 27–29, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-193362-MS
... in fishing operations to accurately image the obstruction and plan for its removal. DarkVision's tool can be deployed using electric wireline, tractor or E-coil. They work independently of deployment companies and will work with the client's e-line provider of choice or can source one for the operation...
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Paper presented at the SPE Thermal Well Integrity and Design Symposium, November 27–29, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-193355-MS
... Sand production have been one of the major problems that operators dealt with in developing unconsolidated to weakly consolidated formations ( Holman 1976 ; Winterburn 1947 ; Suman 1975 ). Mechanical sand control devices were developed to act as a downhole filter to exclude the sand while...
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Paper presented at the SPE Thermal Well Integrity and Design Symposium, November 27–29, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-193363-MS
... must accommodate a wide variety of mechanical and environmental loads sustained during well construction, thermal service at temperatures exceeding 200°C, and well abandonment. Numerous operator- and field-specific designs have been used with good success and only a few isolated challenges...
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Paper presented at the SPE Thermal Well Integrity and Design Symposium, November 28–30, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-188160-MS
... recovery flowline corrosion Subsurface Corrosion well integrity corrosion rate materials and corrosion Upstream Oil & Gas corrosion inhibitor injection well oil production operation Pipeline Corrosion riser corrosion Simulation corrosion oxygen corrosion evaluation production well...
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Paper presented at the SPE Thermal Well Integrity and Design Symposium, November 28–30, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-188155-MS
... depends on the reservoir type, production technology and operational practices. The industry is facing many challenges such as low oil prices, tight environmental regulations, the need to lower risks while assuring well integrity and longevity and project economics. All of that requires special technical...
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Paper presented at the SPE Thermal Well Integrity and Design Symposium, November 28–December 1, 2016
Paper Number: SPE-182510-MS
... cement sheath design, and in so doing, improve the risk analysis of cement sheath integrity. At the well pad scale, a coupled finite element geomechanical model was used to predict the evolution of thermal and mechanical stresses in the caprock due to thermal in situ operations. The geomechanical models...
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Paper presented at the SPE Thermal Well Integrity and Design Symposium, November 28–December 1, 2016
Paper Number: SPE-182528-MS
... as depth or timing as operation versus abandonment timing. Due to these down sides the failure management diagram (FMD) is suggested which handles these challenges with bow-tie diagram. In this method the incidents causing the well shut-in or regulatory actions is presented as incidents and failures which...
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Paper presented at the SPE Thermal Well Integrity and Design Symposium, November 23–25, 2015
Paper Number: SPE-178451-MS
... and reservoir warming efficiency. Both of these considerations are sensitive to operational and reservoir factors that are specific to the implementation. The basis for using insulated tubing for start-up insulation should therefore take those factors into consideration. This paper demonstrates the use...
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Paper presented at the SPE Thermal Well Integrity and Design Symposium, November 23–25, 2015
Paper Number: SPE-178448-MS
... in the cyclic steam injection operation. (2) Δ ε t = 3.5 σ u E N f − 0.12 + ε f 0.6 N f − 0.6 where Δε t is the total cyclic change of local strain, σ u is the ultimate tensile strength, E is the Young's modulus, and ε f is the full fracture ductility...

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