Modular Whipstock Sidetracking System Saves Middle East Operator USD 1.5 Million | Schlumberger
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Location
Asia
Details

Middle East

Rathole length
12 ft

Window length
12 ft

Casing size
95/8 in, 133/8 in, 185/8 in

Depth
19,000 ft

Background
A Middle East operator needed to sidetrack through three casing strings on a nonperforming well to avoid abandoning and redrilling the well.
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Modular Whipstock Sidetracking System Saves Middle East Operator USD 1.5 Million

Sidetracking operation through three casing strings avoids abandoning and redrilling a nonperforming well

The TrackMaster Select system was positioned to avoid the collars in the casing strings while milling the 12-ft window.
The TrackMaster Select system was positioned to avoid the collars in the casing strings while milling the 12-ft window. After the sidetracking operation, the 19,000-ft well was converted to a high-gas injection well to use the existing wellbore, avoiding the costs of drilling a new well.
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