Annular Pressure Buildup: What It Is and What To Do About It

G. R. Moe, P. Erpelding (Oil Technology Services)


When tubing heated by hot formation fluids contacts colder fluids entrapped in the annulus, the result is fluid heating and pressure buildup. Proper well design is critical in subsea wells.

  • Publisher: World Oil Deepwater Technology Supplement
  • Source: August 2000 Issue, p 21-23
  • Publication Date: 2000

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