Innovative Well Completion Harnesses Deep, Hot South Texas Gas

G.R. Moe (Viking Engineering, L.C.) | Carl K. Johnson (Viking Engineering, L.C.) | Ray Ingle (EOG Resources, Inc.) | Robert C. Smith (EOG Resources, Inc.)


Efficient access to multiple permeable natural gas zones located in deep, over pressured, and extremely corrosive environments presents a challenge for South Texas operating companies. An innovative completion technique, featuring corrosion resistant alloy (CRA) tubulars has been effectively implemented by blending features of monobore, slim-hole, and conventional completion geometries.

  • Document ID: SPE-84514-MS
  • Publisher: Society of Petroleum Engineers
  • Source: SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, 5-8 October, Denver, Colorado
  • Publication Date: 2003

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