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Technical Papers


Statoil's Well Informed Magazine: Reduced Intervention Start-up Time

Oseberg Sør has reduced the time for intervention for startup of new wells by 2 days using new pre-installed tubing shear open unloading (UNL) and gas lift valves (GLV).

PTC Side Pocket Mandrel

The NexLift SPM from Petroleum Technology Company enhances the robustness of the completion string. Read more about the NexLift in the JPT Magazine 2015-07.

Replaced WRSCSSV with a WIV, Snorre A, Well P-12

The well P-12 on Snorre A is a water injector completed in January 1994. In 2008 the TRSCSSV was locked open and replaced by an insert safety valve, WRSCSSV.

Interview: Alan Brodie – Middle East Region Manager, PTC, Abu Dhabi

Middle East Region Manager Alan Brodie discusses PTC’s operations in the region, their unique portfolio of world-leading proprietary, innovative well technologies and services, his optimism for PTC’s future growth in the region and his perspective on Abu Dhabi’s petroleum industry.

PTC Retro-Fit Lift

When a well operated by Premier oil in the UK North Sea unexpectedly ceased production, the company undertook a subsea well intervention campaign. Production had ceased following suspected failure of the artificial lift system. Premier approached PTC who came up with a solution involving deployment of an Interwell straddle with the PTC GoLift Straddle Sub and SafeLift IPO and orifice valve that could be installed from a light well intervention vessel. Read more here Offshore Industry, Vol.8 No.2