Industry Article: Perdido: World's Deepest Offshore Drilling and Production Platform

Schlumberger pioneers record deepwater open-hole gravel pack completions

Perdido: World's Deepest Offshore Drilling and Production Platform
Publication: PennWell
Publication Date: 05/01/2010

Two extremes define Perdido’s early development wells: The water is very deep, and the reservoirs are very shallow below the mudline. The difficulty for drillers is the small difference between the amount of pressure required to control the wellbore and the amount of pressure required to fracture the rock around it.




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