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Paper presented at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference, November 10–13, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-171812-MS
... mitigated as wells have shown signs of switching state arbitrarily specifically post acid stimulation operations. In light of this challenge Weatherford had proposed a completion design that would incorporate a downhole bi-directional barrier valve which would ensure that the well bore would be secure upon...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 2–5, 2011
Paper Number: OTC-21541-MS
.... Commonly available with uni-directional or bi-directional pressure retaining capabilities hydro- mechanical valves are typically operated by a series of pressure cycles down the tubing string. The requirement of a set number of pressure cycles to function these valves into the open position provides...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, October 3–5, 2022
Paper Number: SPE-210069-MS
... cylinder. The hydraulic cylinder is normally a double rod that has equal flow on the A and B Ports, to simulate a typical Well Completion slide valve. The test bed hydraulic cylinder is connected to a mechanical friction brake as a mechanical load on the system. The custom hydraulic, bi-directional...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 3–6, 2004
Paper Number: OTC-16534-MS
... Abstract In high cost, high risk deepwater exploration and production, operators are seeking technologies and methods that reliably accelerate the well completion process while reducing risks to operational safety and the marine environment. The bi-directional hydromechanical valve...
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Paper presented at the International Petroleum Technology Conference, January 13–15, 2020
Paper Number: IPTC-19752-Abstract
... stimulation operations. In light of this challenge a completion design was proposed that incorporated a downhole bi-directional barrier valve which would ensure that the well bore would be secure upon installation of the lower completion. It was envisaged that this technology would help overcome any dynamic...
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Paper presented at the SPE Nigeria Annual International Conference and Exhibition, August 5–7, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-198867-MS
... is then used to remotely open the valve after upper completion installation. Abstract A major operator manages multiple deep water projects in the Gulf of Guinea. This paper describes the latest 44-well project in Nigeria. The operator required an ISO 28781 qualified bi-directional subsurface isolation...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference Asia, March 20–23, 2018
Paper Number: OTC-28453-MS
... A major operator manages multiple deep water projects in the Gulf of Guinea. This paper describes the latest 44-well project in Nigeria. The operator required an ISO 28781 qualified bi-directional subsurface isolation barrier valve (IBV) (Fig. 1) to be installed in each well. This work...
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Paper presented at the SPE/ICoTA Well Intervention Conference and Exhibition, March 22–23, 2022
Paper Number: SPE-208987-MS
... to be run in conjunction with them. Fig. 2 below shows a few examples of such tooling accessories used for single or bi-directional shifting, and the deployment or retrieval of gas lift valves into a completion side pocket mandrel. Whilst powered completion manipulation tools were initially developed...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 4–7, 1992
Paper Number: OTC-7030-MS
... FRICTION PIG STANDARD BI-DIRECTIONAL PIG PIG TYPES FIGUR67 ABSTRACT This paper describes a safe isolation technique for gas pipelines to enable construction activities, without complete decommissioning and recommissioning, The technique can be applied to valve installation or replacement, bypass...
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Paper presented at the IADC/SPE International Drilling Conference and Exhibition, March 3–5, 2020
Paper Number: SPE-199621-MS
... in the wellbore while pulling out the tool from the well after emergency release. Formation Isolation Valve (FIV) FIVs are ball valves that act as bi-directional barriers between the formation and the production bore. They are installed to be part of the tubing string in the lower completion below...
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Paper presented at the SPE International Conference and Exhibition on Formation Damage Control, February 19–21, 2020
Paper Number: SPE-199297-MS
... Valve design iteration FIV intervención de pozos petroleros maximum stiffness design model closing profile Formation Isolation Valve (FIV) FIVs are ball valves that act as bi-directional barriers between the formation and the production bore. They are installed to be part of the tubing...
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Paper presented at the SPE/ICoTA Coiled Tubing & Well Intervention Conference and Exhibition, March 31–April 1, 2009
Paper Number: SPE-121407-MS
..., the operator now has the option to negate the bi-annual inspection of a storm choke or velocity valve, which would require a lift boat operation each time. Additionally, this API 14A product will prevent the necessity of a workover, avoiding costs which may render the remaining reserves, uneconomic...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 2–5, 2011
Paper Number: OTC-21866-MS
..., design requirements, materials considerations, documentation, testing, handling, and repair. (ISO 28781:2010) The mechanical barrier valve discussed falls within the ISO standard as a type CC valve that is capable of bi-directional pressure testing and of being actuated more than once during its life...
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Paper presented at the SPE Middle East Artificial Lift Conference and Exhibition, November 28–29, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-192510-MS
... of hydrocarbon at the surface. This allows the cost to be reduced in comparison with conventional DST operations or any other testing methods. A new impulse testing technique uses bi-directional wireless acoustic telemetry system to acquire real-time bottom hole pressure data and interface with remote...
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Paper presented at the OTC Brasil, October 27–29, 2015
Paper Number: OTC-26331-MS
... generation of DST tools was successfully achieved. This technological package of downhole tools were influenced mainly by the communication method applied. The acoustic telemetry system is the backbone of the downhole tool network system, providing an efficient and effective bi-directional communication link...
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Paper presented at the PSIG Annual Meeting, November 7–9, 2005
Paper Number: PSIG-0502
... associated with hydraulic modeling and optimization stems from the network nature of the system and the number of multiple flow paths, many of which are bi-directional. In order to effectively model the Alberta system it can be divided into no more than four sub-systems, the largest of which is referred...
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Paper presented at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference, November 11–14, 1998
Paper Number: SPE-49508-MS
... inspection tool was successfully completed for loading line-B in Sept-Oct 97 using bi-directional pigging technique. operation upstream oil & gas tanker foam pig spe 49508 valve zadco plem pig trap bidirectional pipeline pigging radhakrishnan signaller inch loading line loading line...
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Paper presented at the SPE Deepwater Drilling and Completions Conference, September 10–11, 2014
Paper Number: SPE-170331-MS
... prior to retesting/re-stressing or performing a top off. Zonal isolation (bi-directional sealing) in reverse is essential for well control while reversing or during well kill operations after packing. A mechanical valve on the service tool is closed as the service tool is raised to reverse position...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 1–4, 2017
Paper Number: OTC-27619-MS
...-FLCDs). Historic Non-Planned Time (NPT) events due to debris deposition above BV-FLCDs prompted consideration of alternative FLCD technology that would be more debris tolerant. Technologies considered needed to support features such as: bi-directional pressure integrity for zonal isolation, remote...
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Paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 25–28, 1994
Paper Number: SPE-28522-MS
... as the transmission medium, as seen in Figure 1. More specifically, it provides bi-directional data transfers between a down hole location in the borehole and a second location, either in the borehole or at the surface. It uses very low power for transmission; thus it can be installed and kept downhole for weeks...

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