Multilateral Well Completion Systems for Shale | SLB

RAPID Multilateral Systems

Increase production by expanding reservoir exposure

Add laterals to increase reserves with minimal investment

RAPID multilateral systems enable you to confidently reenter existing wells to add laterals that increase reserves while minimizing investment. For example, you can drill an additional lateral to increase reservoir exposure or branch more than one lateral to increase reservoir exposure and target complex reservoirs.

Whether you’re working on land or offshore, Schlumberger has the technology you need to optimize your well. Offshore, for example, slot-limited platforms can benefit from adding laterals to an existing wellbore as compared with creating a new platform and drilling new wells to reach the same reserves.

Multilaterals
TAML 2
Cased and cemented main bore with an openhole lateral. An unsupported slotted liner or screen may be installed in the lateral.
TAML 3
Cased and cemented main bore with an openhole lateral. A slotted liner or screen is set in the lateral and anchored in the main bore, offering mechanical support of the junction.
TAML 4
Cased and cemented main bore and lateral. The cemented lateral provides mechanical support, but the cement does not provide pressure integrity for the junction.
TAML 5
Cased and cemented main bore and lateral. Pressure integrity across the junction is achieved through use of tubing and isolation packers.

Multilateral Junctions

TAML 2 TAML 3 TAML 4 TAML 5
7-in casing RapidAccess
RapidMSS
RapidTieBack
RapidConnect
RapidTieBack RapidX
9 5/8-in casing RapidAccess RapidConnect
RapidXtreme
RapidXtreme RapidXtreme
RapidX
10 3/4-in casing None RapidConnect None RapidX
Operator Saves More Than USD 1 Billion by Using Multilaterals
RapidX TAML Level 5 junctions connect 31 laterals to only 13 wellheads, maximizing reservoir contact while reducing opex and capex
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