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News from United Arab Emirates

Emirates Specific Case Studies & Resources

People, technologies, and services that deliver real value for UAE operators.

  • Allegro CD service bit running in hole.
    Directional Casing-While-Drilling Technology Sets New World Record with Dubai Petroleum Establishment

    Allegro CD service eliminates NPT and saves >4 d, offshore Dubai. View link button arrow

  • Image of a female operator looking at the screen of the RheoProfiler automated rheometer.
    Accurate Hydraulics Proved Critical in Avoiding Stuck Pipe from Extended-Reach Well

    A major operator was concerned about stuck pipe in an extended-reach well in which a costly BHA was installed. View link button arrow

  • Graph showing properties programmed vs while drilling.
    New Generation of HTHP Water Based Drilling Fluid Changing Conventional Drilling Fluids Solutions

    This paper discusses the successful execution of high temperature water-based system in one of high-temperature well in ADNOC field. View link button arrow

  • Graph showing cement evaluation log.
    Healing Total Losses and Establishing Well Integrity with Engineered Fiber-Based Lost Circulation Control Spacer During Primary Cementing in UAE Offshore

    This paper demonstrates a viable solution that can be successfully applied to reduce or eliminate such induced losses during the cement job. View link button arrow

  • Chart showing 9 5/8 casing to case off high-pressure and massive salt formation.
    Engineered Flexible Expandable High-Density Cement System in Loss Prone High-Pressure Salt Section in Northern UAE

    This paper describes the successful design and execution of an engineered flexible-expanding cement system to overcome various challenges including long salt formations, potential high-pressure zones and lost circulation zones. View link button arrow

  • Graph showing multiple LOTs performed in the Limestone formation.
    Viable Solution to Drill Through Induced Losses in Limestone Formation in Extended-Reach Wells in UAE Offshore

    This paper describes the treatment applied to improve the integrity of the Limestone formation while drilling through induced losses in extended reach wells in the UAE offshore field. View link button arrow

  • Graph of cement evaluation logs.
    Success Through Continuous Innovation to Achieve Better Zonal Isolation in Extended Reach Wells in a UAE Field

    This paper demonstrates continuous improvements in the prevailing step-wise approach and the role of the improvements in attaining needed zonal isolation. View link button arrow

  • Graphic showing casing standoff curve.
    Challenges and Solutions While Cementing Long Extended Reach Wells in UAE

    This paper aims to discuss the challenges encountered while cementing these extended reach wells, especially across the 9 5/8-in casing in 12 1/4-in openhole, and evolution of the cementing process while overcoming those challenges. View link button arrow

Emirates Specific Technologies

Hardware and services that meet objectives, from pore to pipeline, in UAE

  • Blade family bits with StrataBlade.
    Blade Family
    Bits with unique cutting elements

    Optimize drilling in any formation with bits incorporating specialty element designs. View link button arrow

  • render of orange liquid on blue cylinder
    VeraTherm
    High-temperature water-based drilling fluid

    Enhanced rheological profile and fluid loss control with low sag tendency. View link button arrow

  • intra lube
    Intra LUBE
    Encapsulated lubricant

    Reduce torque and drag and increase ROP. View link button arrow

  • Liquid texture
    FLOTHRU
    Organophilic water-based reservoir drill-in fluid system

    Enhance hydrocarbon production through an established filtercake to eliminate the need for a chemical breaker. View link button arrow

  • Thioxocrete
    ThixoCRETE
    Lightweight lost circulation cementing solution

    Improve well integrity and minimize NPT by plugging large voids and fractures. View link button arrow

  • CemPRIME - card
    CemPRIME
    Engineered chemistry spacer

    Suit a variety of downhole conditions with customized spacer chemistry. View link button arrow

  • 3D Far-field Sonic Service product sheet.
    3D Far-Field Sonic Service
    Automated subsurface feature extraction

    Expedite processing and interpretation up to 10× faster than conventional methods. View link button arrow

In 1950, Schlumberger engineers performed their first log in the United Arab Emirates at the Ras Sadr-1 well. We are proud of our shared history with the UAE and our strong commitment to the UAE In-Country Value. We remain dedicated to investing in the country and developing fit-for-purpose technologies tailored to address UAE's reservoir challenges and unlock its full potential.

The main focus is on

  • maximized production of mature fields
  • economic development of unconventional resources
  • sustainable gas production
  • digital enablement.
First well log from UAE.
This is a copy of the first well log from the UAE.
First well log from UAE.

Contact Information

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PO Box 21, Abu Dubai, UAE

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Since 1950, Schlumberger has been a trusted partner in UAE oil and gas operations.

Delivering In-Country Value for UAE
In the last 70 years, Schlumberger has been actively working in the UAE and contributing to the development of the energy sector in the country and contributed to human capital development.
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