Wellbore CleanUp

Optimising Oil and Gas Well Operations: A Comprehensive Approach to Managing Downhole Ferrous Metal Debris


Ensuring Well Productivity and Safety Through Effective Monitoring, Assessment, and Recovery Strategies

We're adding wellbore chemicals to our product offering - here's why


Odfjell Technology is strengthening its portfolio with the addition of wellbore chemicals, taking better control of our costs, improving our customer offering, and opening up new project opportunities, as Ian Low, Global Product Line Manager, Well Intervention, explains.

Setting higher standards with next generation of wellbore clean-up


Wellbore clean-up is a critical component in any new well build or workover, and when done properly will secure a profitable project with optimum production from day one and throughout the full lifecycle.

The OWS drilling scraper has continued to seize pole position for almost a decade


Following our unrivalled success in the offshore arena with a state-owned oil company in the UAE, Odfjell Well Services (OWS) recently won another significant contract for this client as the primary supplier of a Drilling Scraper.

DrillRDillo™ Drilling Scraper - Integrity and efficiency combined


Challenge The client was looking for a solution to drill a highly deviated deep well (14,000 ft) through numerous depleted zones, which increased the risk for losses and differential sticking. In addition, there was also a requirement to scrape a lower completion packer setting depth inside the 9-5/8” casing. Solution OWS supplied the DrillRdillo (DRD), a 360° contact robust scraper tool that ...

WBCU: Optimizing displacement while protecting completion equipment


OWS has developed a range of tools that allow multiple opening & closing of ports to allow on demand communication to the annulus and to allow rotation of the upper string when carrying out wellbore fluid displacements. The Weight Set Circulating Tool and the Weight Set Swivel Tool have been successfully applied on two different projects, and in this article, I will share some of the ...

The birth of a drilling scraper: Technology boosts WBCU efficiency


A revolution in Wellbore Clean Up as we know it is at hand. OWS is launching a tool designed to withstand the rigors of drilling with the finesse of wellbore cleaning. The technology allows the well to be drilled, and then the casing to be scraped on the same run, eliminating the need for a separate dedicated trip. The new DrillRdillo™ Drilling Scraper can reduce completion time by hours or even ...

The benefits of wellbore clean-up and displacement experience


In previous blogs we have talked about how pre-job planning is key. Although each well is different, there are fundamental similarities in each application. The question is how do we spot them? It all comes down to experienced personnel working on the project. Within the WellBore Clean-up product offering, there are a relatively low number of specialists worldwide that can offer the quality ...

The evolution of the casing scraper


Casing scrapers are not new technology. A quick search on Google patents will bring up hundreds of types of scrapers dating back to the 1930s. In this post we will explore the evolution of this wellbore cleaning tool.

The 3 Rs of Wellbore Clean-Up


At school, we learned the three Rs: reading, writing and arithmetic. There are also three Rs of wellbore clean-up, namely Rotation, Reciprocation and ciRculation. So sit up straight, pay attention and spit out that gum because today you are going back to school.
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