Sand Control: Why and How? 

Sand Control
Publication: Oilfield Review
Volume: 4
Issue: 4
Publication Date: 10/01/1992

This article looks at techniques available for sand control focusing on gravel packing,the most popular choice. There is no such thing as a typical gravel pack; designing a treatment involves a complex series of decisions from choice of carrier fluid and gravel to the method of placement and type of hardware. The article looks at how gravel packs are designed, pumped into place and then assessed.

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